Netflix’s “Squid Game” led the Whip Media chart of top streaming originals and Black Widow the chart of top streaming movies among U.S. consumers for the week ended Oct. 10.
“Squid Game” is a South Korean series that follows a group of desperate and cash-strapped people competing in a blood-thirsty survival game. It started streaming Sept. 17.
The Marvel feature Black Widow, starring Scarlett Johansson, became available at no additional cost to Disney+ subscribers Oct. 6.
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TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app with 18 million global users. The streaming originals chart rankings are determined by streaming original TV series with the greatest share of views in the given week, among a balanced panel of U.S. users of the TV Time app. The movie rankings are determined by theatrical or streaming movies with the greatest share of views in the given week, among a balanced panel of U.S. users of the TV Time app.
Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso,” which garnered seven 2020-21 Emmys, including Outstanding Comedy Series, took the No. 2 spot on the streaming originals chart. The Sept. 19 Emmy ceremony saw Jason Sudeikis win for Lead Actor, Hannah Waddingham for Supporting Actress, and Brett Goldstein for Outstanding Supporting Actor in the series, season two of which began streaming July 23.
At No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was Disney+’s “What If …?,” a Marvel Universe animated anthology series that debuted Aug. 11. It explores major Marvel moments had they gone differently.
Coming in at No. 2 on the streaming movies chart was The Guilty, which started streaming on Netflix Oct. 1. It follows a troubled police detective demoted to 911 operator duty who scrambles to save a distressed caller.
Taking the bronze on the streaming movies chart was Netflix’s stand-up comedy special Dave Chappelle: The Closer, which started streaming Oct. 5. The show has created controversy over Chappelle’s comments about trans people.
Free Guy, No. 4 on the streaming movies chart, and The Suicide Squad, No. 10 on that chart, are both available transactionally on Amazon Prime Video, among other digital outlets.
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Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Oct. 10:
- “Squid Game” — Netflix
- “Ted Lasso” — Apple TV+
- “What If …?” — Disney+
- “On My Block” — Netflix (season premiere)
- “Only Murders in the Building” — Hulu
- “Titans” (2018) — HBO Max
- “Lucifer” — Netflix
- “Midnight Mass” (2021) — Netflix
- “The Morning Show” — Apple TV+
- “Maid” — Netflix
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Oct. 10:
- Black Widow — Disney+
- The Guilty — Netflix
- Dave Chappelle: The Closer — Netflix
- Free Guy — Prime Video
- There’s Someone Inside Your House — Netflix
- Muppets Haunted Mansion — Disney+
- Malignant — HBO Max
- The Many Saints of Newark — HBO Max
- Cruella — Disney+
- The Suicide Squad — Prime Video