Nielsen: Netflix’s ‘Echoes’ Topped Weekly At-Home Streaming Through Aug. 28

The Netflix original series “Echoes” topped all streaming content with more than 1.12 billion minutes across seven episodes on household televisions for the week ended Aug. 28, according to data from Nielsen.

The series, starring Michelle Monaghan playing twin roles, topped original action buddy movie Me Time (971 million minutes), co-starring Mark Wahlberg and Kevin Hart, and reruns of “Game of Thrones” (909 minutes across 73 episodes) on HBO Max.

Notably, the three programs knocked perennial chart topper “Stranger Things” (890 million minutes across 34 episodes) from the podium for first time since the fourth season of the popular show bowed in early June.

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Rank SVOD Provider Program Name Number of Episodes Minutes
Streamed (Millions)
1 Netflix Echoes (2022) 7 1,123
2 Netflix Me Time 1 971
3 HBO Max Game of Thrones 73 909
4 Netflix Stranger Things 34 890
5 Netflix NCIS 354 770
6 HBO Max House of The Dragon 2 741
7 Netflix The Sandman (2022) 11 681
8 Netflix Cocomelon 18 677
9 Disney+ Bluey 112 615
10 HBO Max The Big Bang Theory 265 606
Source: Nielsen Streaming Content Ratings (Amazon Prime, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, and Apple TV+), Nielsen National TV Panel, U.S. Viewing through Television.

Netflix: ‘Me Time’ Tops Weekly Streaming the Week Ended Sept. 4

Kevin Hart and Mark Wahlberg continue to resonate with streamers in Netflix original comedy Me Time, which was No. 1 on the English-language movie list and the most-viewed title this week with 56.56 million hours viewed across 93 countries the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4.

Love in the Villa debuted with 41.22 million hours streamed across 88 countries. Secrets came to light in I Came By, starring Hugh Bonneville. The dark thriller had 30.79 million hours streamed in 89 countries. Returning favorites included That’s Amor (17.42 million hours viewed in 70 countries), Look Both Ways (11.78 million hours viewed in 56 countries), Day Shift (9.45 million hours viewed in 23 countries), The Next 365 Days (9.07 million hours viewed in 58 countries), Purple Hearts (7.52 million hours viewed in 15 countries) and The Gray Man (6.26 million hours viewed, bringing its total to almost 254 million hours — No. 4 on Netflix’s all-time most-streamed chart). 

After nine weeks, Korean drama “Extraordinary Attorney Woo” continued to woo fans. The series was No. 1 on the Non-English-language TV List with 48.82 million hours viewed. Other series returning to the list included Mexican drama “High Heat,” with 44.05 million hours viewed, K-drama “Alchemy of Souls.” with 27.2 million hours viewed, German thriller “Kleo,” with 12.76 million hours viewed, and Turkish drama “Another Self,” with 8.4 million hours viewed. Polish drama “Family Secrets” (10.25 million hours viewed), South African drama “Ludik” (9.86 million hours viewed) and Belgian drama “Under Fire” (8.62 million hours viewed) all entered the list.   

Echoes: The Limited Series” sat atop the English TV List with 36.58 million hours viewed. Inspired by true life events, the limited series “Devil in Ohio,” starring Emily Deschanel, had 35.37 million hours viewed and was in the top 10 in 52 countries. “The Sandman” pulled in 33.32 million hours viewed. Legal rom com “Partner Track” had 31.14 million hours viewed.

After 15 weeks, “Stranger Things” season four remained on the list with an additional 20.28 million hours viewed. Season three of docuseries “I Am a Killer,” debuted on the list with 17.92 million hours viewed. Seasons one and three of “Manifest” had 16.41 million hours viewed and 11.93 million hours viewed, respectively.  Season three of “Never Have I Ever” had 14.82 million hours viewed. And “Selling the OC” had 13.67 million hours viewed. 

On the Non-English Films List, Danish thriller Loving Adults (29.94 million hours viewed) topped the list for the second week in a row. New entrants on the list included Spanish thriller Under Her Control, with 15.7 million hours viewed, Brazilian comedy Fenced In, with 9.41 million hours viewed, and French drama School Life, with 3.42 million hours viewed. Korean action-adventure Seoul Vibe tallied 8.67 million hours viewed, Spanish documentary The Figo Affair: The Transfer that Changed Football had 3.7 million hours viewed, Norwegian teen drama Royalteen had 3.04 million hours viewed and closing out the list was Italian comedy, Watch Out, We’re Mad, with 2.58 million hours viewed. 

Meanwhile, the Korean dystopian series “Squid Game” remains Netflix’s most-viewed show with more than 1.65 billion hours consumed.

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