‘Stranger Things’ Stays No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart; ‘Ted Lasso’ Up to No. 2

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” remained No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended Aug. 13. The series had 49.9 times the demand of an average series after a 16.1% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. “Stranger Things” was No. 3 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The Apple TV+ comedy “Ted Lasso” climbed to No. 2 on the digital originals chart, pulling in 36.9 times demand for an average series after a 3.9% rise in demand expressions. The show stars Jason Sudeikis as a cheerful American football coach hired to oversee an English soccer team.

The superhero series “Titans” jumped up three spots to No. 3 after completing its move to HBO Max, where the first three episodes of the show’s third season were made available Aug. 12. This gave the show a 26.1% bump in demand expressions, pushing it to 36.8 times the demand for an average show.

“Loki,” the Marvel Cinematic Universe series from Disney+, dropped to No. 4. The series had 36.2 times the demand of an average series after a 4.3% dip in demand expressions.

The Netflix teen drama “Outer Banks” slipped a spot to No. 5 on the digital originals chart. It had 32.3 times the demand of an average show after a 0.35% drop in demand expressions.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 73.6 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

 

Netflix Confirms Fourth Season of ‘Stranger Things’ Streaming in 2022

After much speculation and anticipation, Netflix’s popular series “Stranger Things” is set to return for a fourth season in 2022 — about three years after the launch of season three.

Launched in 2016, the science-fiction horror drama television series set in the 1980s fictional town of Hawkins, Ind., followed the disappearance of a young boy (Will Byers), and the terrifying supernatural forces his mother (Winona Ryder), a police chief (David Harbour) and the boys’ friends confront trying to find him.

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The show has received 30 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including two for outstanding drama series, and a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series; two MTV Movie & TV Awards for show of the year; and an AFI award for TV program of the year.

“Stranger Things” has continually ranked among Netflix’s most-watched shows, with the fourth-season YouTube trailer, featuring a mash-up of prior season scenes and hints about the fourth, attracting more than 1 million views. Series creators the Duffer Brothers have long contended the series’ storyline would last about four or five seasons.

‘Stranger Things’ Again Passes ‘Loki’ to Top Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” once again moved to No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended Aug. 6. The series had 44.1 times the demand of an average series after a 16% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. The week saw a trailer for upcoming fourth season, indicating it would air in 2022. “Stranger Things” was No. 6 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

“Loki,” the Marvel Cinematic Universe series from Disney+, dropped to No. 2 after two weeks in the top spot on the digital originals chart. The series had 38.8 times the demand of an average series after a 6.6% dip in demand expressions.

The Apple TV+ comedy “Ted Lasso” remained No. 3 on the digital originals chart, pulling in 36.4 times demand for an average series after a 3.7% drop in demand expressions.

The biggest increase in demand during the week was for the Netflix teen drama “Outer Banks” which rose to No. 4 on the digital originals chart, from No. 50 the week before, following the July 30 release of its second season and a shocking finale. It had 33.2 times the demand of an average show after a 173% jump in demand expressions.

That pushed the Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” down a spot to No. 5 on the digital originals chart. It garnered 33.1 times the demand of the average show after a 7% dip in demand expressions.

Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” rose three spots to No. 7 after a new trailer for its fourth season debuted during the week, giving it a 22.7% rise in demand expressions to push it to 29.4 times average demand.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 73.6 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

 

Fire Breaks Out at Netflix’s Albuquerque Studio

Firefighters from Albuquerque Fire Rescue and Bernalillo County Fire Department units in Albuquerque, N.M., Aug. 4 responded to an early morning structure fire at Netflix’s Albuquerque Studios, which is the production home for original series “Stranger Things,” among other programs.

Crews found a small-sized movie set “fully involved” with smoke and flames. AFR reported that the responding units were able to extinguish the flames and get the scene under control quickly. AFR Chief Tom Ruiz reportedly described the movie set as a “total loss.”

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There were no firefighter or civilian injuries reported. A Netflix representative was not immediately available for comment.

‘Loki’ Back on Top of Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart Following Season Finale

“Loki,” the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe series from Disney+, returned to No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended July 23. It had been No. 1 two weeks earlier before slipping to No. 2 a week ago. The series had 44.1 times the demand of an average series after a 1.9% dip in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. The “Loki” season one finale debuted July 14, ending with a confirmation that there would be a season two. “Loki” was No. 6 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” dropped back to No. 2 with 40.7 times the demand of an average series and an 11.4% drop in demand expressions. It was No. 8 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

Another Disney+ Marvel series, “WandaVision” climbed a spot to No. 3 on the digital originals chartwith a 1.7% rise in demand expressions, giving it 34.7 times average demand as it picked up a slew of Emmy nominations.

The Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” dropped a spot to No. 4 on the digital originals chart, garnering 33.4 times the demand of the average show after a 4.7% drop in demand expressions.

The Apple TV+ comedy “Ted Lasso” rose to No. 5 on the digital originals chart, pulling in 32.8 times demand for an average series after an 11.3% jump in demand expressions surrounding the July 23 premiere of its second season.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 71.9 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

 

‘Stranger Things’ Returns Atop Parrot Digital Originals Chart, Pushing ‘Loki’ Back to No. 2

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” returned to No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended July 17. The series had 45.4 times the demand of an average series after a 7.6% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 5 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

“Loki,” the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe series from Disney+, dropped to No. 1 after a week in the top spot. The series had 44.3 times the demand of an average series after a 3% rise in demand expressions. The “Loki” season one finale debuted July 14, ending with a confirmation that there would be a season two. “Loki” was No. 7 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian”remained No. 3 on the digital originals chart, garnering 34.2 times the demand of the average show after a 0.2% drop in demand expressions.

Another Disney+ Marvel series, “WandaVision” stayed No. 4 with a 10.5% rise in demand expressions, giving it 34 times average demand.

HBO Max’s “Titans” moved up three spots to No. 5 after a 30.3% jump in demand expressions, giving it 31.8 times average demand.

The series that showed the most movement during the week was Netflix’s “The Witcher,” which climbed six spots to No. 6 on the digital originals chart. It had a 32.6% rise in demand expressions and 31 times average demand following the announcement of its season two release date and trailer during WitcherCon.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “SpongeBob SquarePants,” with 75.1 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

 

‘Loki’ Reaches No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart

“Loki,” the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe series from Disney+, moved up a spot to No. 1 on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended July 10. The series had 43.2 times the demand of an average series after a 22.4% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 5 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” dropped to No. 2 on the originals chart after three weeks in the top spot, registering a 1% increase in demand expressions to give it 42.3 times average demand. It was No. 6 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian”remained No. 3 on the digital originals chart, garnering 34.4 times the demand of the average show after a 4.5% rise in demand expressions.

Another Disney+ Marvel series, “WandaVision” moved up to No. 4 despite a 3.4% dip in demand expressions, giving it 30.9 times average demand.

Netflix’s “Lucifer” slid a spot to No. 5 with a 7.4% drop in demand expressions, registering 29.6 times average demand.

HBO Max’s “Titans” returned to the top 10, climbing three spots to No. 8, after the DC Comics Twitter account released new cast photos to promote the show’s third season premiering Aug. 12. It had a 9.7% rise in demand expressions, giving it 24.5 times average demand.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “Rick and Morty,” with 70.2 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

‘Stranger Things’ Still No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart; ‘Loki’ Climbs to No. 2

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” remained in the No. 1 spot on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended July 3, its third week in the top spot. The series had 41.8 times the demand of an average series after a 6.2% rise in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 7 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows. The uptick could be due to star David Harbour giving interviews in advance of the theatrical release of Marvel’s Black Widow.

“Loki,” the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe series from Disney+, moved up a spot to No. 2 on the originals chart after a 5% increase in demand expressions, giving it 35.2 times average demand.

The Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” slid a spot to No. 3 on the digital originals chart, garnering 32.8 times the demand of the average show after a 4.1% dip in demand expressions.

Netflix’s “Lucifer” stayed No. 4 with a 4.3% drop in demand expressions, registering 31.901 times average demand.

Another Disney+ Marvel series, “WandaVision” moved back into the top five with a 2.6% rise in demand expressions, giving it 31.897 times average demand.

The Apple TV+ comedy “Ted Lasso” moved into the top 10 at No. 9, up two spots from the previous week. It had 24 times demand of the average show and a 1.6% drop in demand expressions from the previous week. The second season premieres July 23.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “Rick and Morty,” with 73.2 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

‘Stranger Things’ Again No. 1 on Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” remained in the No. 1 spot on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended June 26. The series had 39.4 times the demand of an average series after a 1.5% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 9 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows.

The titles in the rest of the digital originals top 10 remained the same from the previous week, with some reshuffling of the order.

The Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” rose two spots to No. 2 on the digital originals chart, garnering 34.2 times the demand of the average show after a 2.8% dip in demand expressions.

“Loki,” the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe series from Disney+, remained No. 3 on the originals chart after a 6.5% drop in demand expressions, giving it 33.5 times average demand.

Netflix’s “Lucifer” dropped two spots to No. 4 with a 10.6% dip in demand expressions, registering 33.3 times average demand.

Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” remained No. 5 on the digital originals chart, registering 32.3 times average demand after a 7.3% drop in demand expressions.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “Rick and Morty,” with 77.8 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.

‘Stranger Things’ Keeps No. 1 Spot on Parrot’s Digital Originals Chart for Fifth Week

Netflix’s perennially popular “Stranger Things” remained in the No. 1 spot on Parrot Analytics’ digital originals U.S. chart the week ended May 29. It’s the fifth week in a row the 1980s-set supernatural drama has claimed the top spot. It had 41.8 times the demand of an average series after a 4.2% drop in demand expressions, the proprietary metric Parrot uses to gauge a show’s popularity. It was No. 6 on Parrot’s list of all TV shows after a trailer for the fourth season was released.

The Disney+ live-action “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” remained No. 2 on the digital originals chart, garnering 36.6 times the demand of the average show after a 0.2% rise in demand expressions. It was No. 9 on the list of overall TV shows.

Another Disney+ “Star Wars” series, the animated “The Clone Wars,” had a 2.6% drop in demand expressions but remained No. 3 on the digital originals chart with 35 times average demand.

Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” stayed No. 4 on the digital originals chart, registering 34.1 times average demand after a 4.9% rise in demand expressions.

Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” climbed three spots to No. 5, registering 30.1 times average demand and a 12.4% rise in demand expressions thanks to a teaser for the upcoming fourth seasons that includes the return of a villain from the third “Karate Kid” movie.

Another Netflix series, “Lucifer,” rose five spots to No. 6 after the second half of the fifth season became available May 28.

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A “digital original” is Parrot’s term for a multi-episode series in which the most recent season was first made available on a streaming platform such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu or Disney+.

The No. 1 overall TV series in terms of online demand was “Saturday Night Live,” with 65 times average demand.

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Media Play News has teamed with Parrot Analytics to provide readers with a weekly top 10 of the most popular digital original TV series in the United States, based on the firm’s proprietary metric called Demand Expressions, which measures demand for TV content in a given market through a wide variety of data sources, including video streaming, social media activity, photo sharing, blogging, commenting on fan and critic rating platforms, and downloading and streaming via peer-to-peer protocols and file sharing sites. Results are expressed as a comparison with the average demand for a TV show of any kind in the market.