‘The Unforgivable,’ ‘Hawkeye’ Top Weekly Whip Media Streaming Charts

Netflix’s Sandra Bullock drama The Unforgivable led the Whip Media chart of top streaming movies, while the Disney+ series “Hawkeye” remained atop the chart of top streaming originals among U.S. consumers the week ended Dec. 12.

The Unforgivable, which started streaming Dec. 10, follows a prisoner (Bullock) who reenters society after serving a sentence for a violent crime.

The Marvel Universe-based series “Hawkeye” debuted on Disney+ Nov. 24. It follows the exploits of the title Marvel character played by Jeremy Renner as he works with a young avenger (Hailee Steinfeld) who wants to take over his role.

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TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app with more than 19 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.

Taking the silver on the streaming movies chart after several weeks in the top spot was Red Notice, an action adventure starring Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson and Gal Gadot. It started streaming on Netflix Nov. 12.

Slipping from No. 2 to No. 3 on the streaming movies chart was Netflix’s Single All the Way, which debuted Dec. 2. In the film, to avoid judgment about being single, Peter invites his best friend Nick to pretend they are dating at a family holiday gathering.

In No. 2 spot on the streaming originals chart for a second consecutive week was Netflix’s “Lost in Space,” season three of which debuted Dec. 1. The show is a reimagining of the classic 1960s science-fiction series.

Taking the bronze on the streaming originals chart was Netflix’s Spanish crime drama “Money Heist,” new episodes of which started streaming Dec. 3.

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Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Dec. 12:

  1. “Hawkeye” — Disney+
  2. “Lost in Space” 2018 — Netflix
  3. “Money Heist” — Netflix
  4. “The Wheel of Time” — Prime Video
  5. “The Sex Lives of College Girls” — HBO Max
  6. “Star Trek: Discovery” — Paramount+
  7. “And Just Like That …” — HBO Max (Season Premiere)
  8. “Pen15” — Hulu
  9. “You” — Netflix
  10. “SEAL Team” — Paramount+

 

Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Dec. 12:

  1. The Unforgivable — Netflix
  2. Red Notice — Netflix
  3. Single All the Way — Netflix
  4. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings — Disney+
  5. Love Hard — Netflix
  6. SpiderMan — Peacock
  7. SpiderMan 2 — Peacock
  8. SpiderMan 3 — Peacock
  9. Dune: Part One — HBO Max
  10. Black Widow — Disney+

‘Sex Education’ Top Streaming Original, ‘Shang-Chi’ Top Movie on Weekly TV Time Charts

Netflix’s “Sex Education” led the TV Time chart of top streaming originals and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings the TV Time chart of top movies among U.S. consumers for the week ended Sept. 26.

The British dramedy “Sex Education” follows a socially awkward teen who lives with his sex therapist mom and offers sex advice to his peers. Season three started streaming Sept. 17.

The latest Marvel feature Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is only showing in theaters and has earned nearly $200 million at the box office domestically.

The charts replace TV Time’s weekly binge and rising show charts.

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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.

“Lucifer,” the sixth and final season of which debuted on Netflix Sept. 10, fell to No. 2 on the streaming originals chart. It follows Lucifer’s exploits on Earth.

Apple TV+’s “Ted Lasso,” which garnered four Emmys Sept. 19 including Outstanding Comedy Series, remained at No. 3 on the streaming originals chart. Jason Sudeikis won an Emmy 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. 2 on the movies chart was 20th Century Studios’ Free Guy, starring Ryan Reynolds as a bank teller who discovers he is actually a background player in an open-world video game.

Malignant, which debuted in theaters and on HBO Max Sept. 10, fell from No. 1 to No. 3. It’s a possession thriller from director James Wan (The ConjuringInsidious).

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Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Sept. 26:

  1. “Sex Education” — Netflix
  2. “Lucifer” — Netflix
  3. “Ted Lasso” — Apple TV+
  4. “What If …” — Disney+
  5. “Star Wars: Visions” — Disney+ (Season Premiere)
  6. “The Circle” (U.S.) — Netflix
  7. “Only Murders in the Building” — Hulu
  8. “Squid Game” — Netflix
  9. “Titans” (2018) — HBO Max
  10. “Nine Perfect Strangers” — Hulu

 

Top Movies Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Sept. 26:

  1. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings — Disney
  2. Free Guy — 20th Century Studios
  3. Malignant — Warner Bros.
  4. Kate — Netflix
  5. Black Widow — Disney
  6. Candyman — MGM
  7. Old — Universal
  8. Cruella — Disney
  9. The Suicide Squad — Warner Bros.
  10. Cinderella — Amazon Prime Video

‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Again Top Binge Show on TV Time Chart

Netflix’s “Fate: The Winx Saga” was again the top binge show on the TV Time chart for the week ended Jan. 31.

“Big Brother Brazil” took the top spot on TV Time’s rising show chart.

“Fate: The Winx Saga,” which hit screens Jan. 22 in the United States, follows a group of teen fairies with enchanting powers who navigate rivalry, romance and supernatural studies at a magical boarding school.

Taking the No. 2 spot on the rising show chart (No. 2 on the binge chart) was “BONDiNG,” season two of which debuted Jan. 27 on Netflix. It’s a dark comedy following the exploits of a psychology student moonlighting as a dominatrix and her friends.

The anime series “Attack on Titan,” No. 2 on the binge chart, is based on the manga and is set in a world where humanity lives within cities surrounded by enormous walls that protect them from gigantic man-eating humanoids referred to as Titans.

Taking the bronze on the rising show chart was ABC’s “Big Sky,” a crime thriller series set in Montana from producer David E. Kelley (“Big Little Lies”).

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TV Time is a free TV viewership tracking app that tracks consumers’ viewing habits worldwide and is visited by more than 1 million consumers every day, according to the service. The weekly “Binge Report” ranks shows with the most binge sessions. A binge session is when four or more episodes of a show are watched and tracked in the app in a given day. The “Shows on the Rise” chart is calculated by determining the week-over-week growth in episodes watched for a given program. The network displayed is the network where the show first aired (e.g. “Friends” on NBC).

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Top Binge Shows Week Ended Jan. 31 by Share of Binges:

  1. “Fate: The Winx Saga” (Netflix) — 3.73%
  2. “Attack on Titan” (NHK) — 2.53%
  3. “BONDiNG” (Netflix) — 2.08%
  4. “Bridgerton” (Netflix) — 1.52%
  5. “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) — 1.45%
  6. “One Piece” (Fuji TV) — 1.37%
  7. “The Office” (NBC) — 1.36%
  8. “Modern Family” (ABC) — 1.32%
  9. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (NBC) — 1.21%
  10. “Lupin” (Netflix) — 1.13%

 

Top “Shows on the Rise” Week Ended Jan. 31 by Rise Ratio:

  1. “Big Brother Brazil” (Rede Globo) — 99.3%
  2. “BONDiNG” (Netflix) — 98.1%
  3. “Big Sky” (ABC) — 88.7%
  4. “Snowpiercer” (TNT) — 85.7%
  5. “Squeezie” (YouTube) — 84.7%
  6. “FBI” (CBS) — 80.6%
  7. “Charmed” (The CW) — 76.8%
  8. “Winx Club” (Rai Gulp) — 68.8%
  9. “Euphoria” (HBO) — 52.4%
  10. “Black-ish” (ABC) — 50.9%

Whip Media Hires Former Fox Exec Sherry Brennan

Entertainment data and software company Whip Media has appointed Sherry Brennan EVP and GM of its licensing technology division.

In this newly created role, Brennan will lead the company’s development and go-to-market strategy of new offerings to improve how media companies license digital content globally. She reports to Rob Gardos, president of Whip Media.

Brennan has more than 30 years of experience in pay-TV, including nearly 15 years with Fox Networks where she focused on the distribution of Fox’s content in new and emerging platforms including Hulu, content protection, strategic research and optimizing Fox’s content strategy for the digital age.

“Whip Media is transforming TV and movie licensing by leveraging its first-party consumer sentiment data and sophisticated AI technology to optimize content monetization,” Gardos said in a statement. “Sherry’s vast experience in global content distribution and licensing will be invaluable as we deliver new products to the market to support that vision. I’m thrilled to welcome her to the team.”

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“After spending nearly 15 years at Fox negotiating hundreds of content licensing deals, I believe Whip Media is uniquely positioned to transform and future-proof global content licensing as business models continue to evolve,” Brennan said in a statement.

Prior to joining Fox, Brennan spent seven years at Cablevision focused on then-emerging VOD and digital TV, including content licensing, marketing and UI/UX. She began her career at Falcon Cable TV and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She is co-founder of a social platform for women over 40 (The Woolfer), as well as a Board Member for the Food Resource Action Committee (FRAC), a DC-based lobbying organization. She is based in Los Angeles.

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Whip Media through its content value management and data platform manages billions of financial transactions from more than 1,000 operators and OTT platforms around the world. Clients include Disney, Warner Bros., Hulu, NBCU, Paramount, Sony, Lionsgate, BBC, HBO, AT&T, T-Mobile, Liberty Global, Discovery and Pluto TV.

‘Raised by Wolves’ Top Rising Show, ‘Lucifer’ Again Top Binge on TV Time Charts

HBO Max’s “Raised by Wolves” was the top rising show, while Netflix’s “Lucifer” was again the top binge on the TV Time charts for the week ended Sept. 6.

Top rising show “Raised by Wolves,” which hit screens Sept. 3, follows two androids tasked with raising human children on a virgin planet. Meanwhile, coming in at No. 2 on the chart was another sci-fi series, Netflix’s “Away,” which debuted Sept. 4. It stars Hilary Swank as American astronaut Emma Green, leading an international crew on the first mission to Mars. She must reconcile her decision to leave behind her husband (Josh Charles) and teenage daughter (Talitha Bateman) when they need her the most.

Season five of top binge “Lucifer” hit Netflix Aug. 21. The fantasy series follows Lucifer’s exploits on Earth. No. 2 on the binge chart was perennial sitcom favorite “Modern Family,” while taking the bronze was Netflix’s “Trinkets,” season two of which debuted Aug. 25. It follows three teenage girls who find themselves in the same mandated Shoplifters Anonymous meeting and form an unlikely friendship. The series is based on the young adult novel by screenwriter Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith (Legally Blonde, 10 Things I Hate About You, She’s the Man), who serves as creator and executive producer.

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TV Time is a free TV viewership tracking app that tracks consumers’ viewing habits worldwide and is visited by more than 1 million consumers every day, according to the service. The weekly “Binge Report” ranks shows with the most binge sessions. A binge session is when four or more episodes of a show are watched and tracked in the app in a given day. The “Shows on the Rise” chart is calculated by determining the week-over-week growth in episodes watched for a given program. The network displayed is the network where the show first aired (e.g. “Friends” on NBC).

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 Top Binge Shows Week Ended Sept. 6 by Share of Binges:

  1. “Lucifer” (Netflix) — 5.51%
  2. “Modern Family” (ABC) — 2.25%
  3. “Trinkets” (Netflix) — 2.15%
  4. “The Umbrella Academy” (Netflix) — 2.02%
  5. “Cobra Kai” (YouTube) — 1.70%
  6. “The Office” U.S. (NBC) — 1.60%
  7. “Friends” (NBC) — 1.51%
  8. “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) — 1.41%
  9. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (NBC) — 1.10%
  10. “How I Met Your Mother” (CBS) — 1.08%

 

Top “Shows on the Rise” Week Ended Sept. 6 by Rise Ratio:

  1. “Raised by Wolves” (HBO Max) — 99.9%
  2. “Away” (Netflix) — 99.9%
  3. “Sister, Sister” (ABC) — 99.7%
  4. “Top Model Poland” (TVN) — 97.1%
  5. “Grand Hotel France” (TF1) — 96.1%
  6. “A.P. Bio” (Peacock) — 91.7%
  7. “Hotel Paradise” (TVN) — 90.4%
  8. “The Boys” (Amazon) — 88.8%
  9. “Les Marseillais vs. le reste du monde” (W9) — 84.9%
  10. “The Hook Up Plan” (Netflix) — 82%

TV Time Acquires Mediamorph, Changes Name to Whip Media Group

TV Time, the television and film tracking platform, Oct. 15 announced the acquisition of Mediamorph, including its content value management cloud platform.

As part of the acquisition, the combined companies will operate under the name Whip Media Group and have offices in Los Angeles, New York City, London, Amsterdam, and Paris.

TV Time hopes the acquisition will increase customer value through data-driven solutions.

TV Time provides cross-platform, global consumer insights around television and movies to multinational media companies and content creators.Mediamorph’s CVM software claims to “power” two-thirds of all global digital transactional revenue for the film and television industry.

The software tracks and accounts for more than two trillion TVOD, SVOD and AVOD global transactions annually across more than 1,200 platforms and manages over 20 million content avails across providers and distributors.

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Founded in 2008, the New York-based company orchestrates and optimizes the digital businesses of more than 50 of the biggest media and entertainment companies including all major Hollywood studios, top broadcasters and the largest global operators in the world.

“With this acquisition, we will accelerate our growth and invest in Mediamorph’s CVM platform to build features that provide a competitive advantage to our clients in this increasingly fragmented content market,” Richard Rosenblatt, TV Time co-founder and CEO, said in a statement.

The growth of OTT platforms has transformed consumer video consumption. There is a growing and unprecedented volume of content with a number of new streaming services launching in the coming year. As a result, the monetization of content has become increasingly complex as the global marketplace becomes more competitive and fragmented.

The combination of TV Time’s consumer insights with Mediamorph’s content management system enables a new kind of informed decision making for content buyers and sellers.

The insights created from the joining of the two companies will enable clients to distribute their content more efficiently around the world resulting in increased revenue for their content.

“In this new streaming world, where traditional ratings are no longer useful, the combined insights from Mediamorph and TV Time will allow our clients to make near real-time decisions around current licensed content as well as future licensing opportunities across the global content economy,” Rosenblatt said.