‘WandaVision,’ ‘Bridgerton’ Top TV Time Charts

Disney+’s “WandaVision” was the top rising show and Netflix’s “Bridgerton” was the top binge show on the TV Time charts for the week ended Jan. 17.

“WandaVision” is an episodic series featuring the Marvel characters of Wanda Maximoff (The Scarlet Witch) and Vision. Starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany, the Disney+ series parodies classic TV shows.

Moving up from No. 2 to No. 1 on the binge chart was romance series “Bridgerton,” which hit screens on Christmas. Produced by Shonda Rhimes and based on Julia Quinn’s bestsellers, the Netflix series follows eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family looking for love and happiness in London high society.

Taking the second spot on the binge chart was Netflix’s “Lupin,” which hit screens Jan. 8 and is based on the books. It follows a man whose life was turned upside down as a teenager when his father died after being accused of a crime he didn’t commit. Now, 25 years later, inspired by the adventures of Arsene Lupin, gentleman thief, he sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.

Taking the bronze on the binge chart and the second spot on the rising show chart was the adult animated show “Disenchantment,” season three of which hit Netflix Jan. 15. Created by Matt Groening (“The Simpsons,” “Futurama”), the medieval fantasy series follows Bean, a rebellious and alcoholic princess, her elf companion Elfo and her “personal demon” Luci.

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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. 17 by Share of Binges:

  1. “Bridgerton” (Netflix) — 2.59%
  2. “Lupin” (Netflix) — 2.50%
  3. “Disenchantment” (Netflix) — 2.46%
  4. “Attack on Titan” (NHK) — 1.97%
  5. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (NBC) — 1.70%
  6. “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” (Netflix) — 1.66%
  7. “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) — 1.55%
  8. “Modern Family” (ABC) — 1.39%
  9. “The Office” (NBC) — 1.39%
  10. “One Piece” (Fuji TV) — 1.34%

 

Top “Shows on the Rise” Week Ended Jan. 17 by Rise Ratio:

  1. “WandaVision” (Disney+) — 100%
  2. “Disenchantment” (Netflix) — 97.7%%
  3. “RuPaul’s Drag Race UK” (BBC Three) — 94.6%
  4. “Carmen Sandiego” (Netflix) — 93.8%
  5. “Servant” (Apple TV+) — 81.8%
  6. “Prodigal Son” (Fox) — 81.6%
  7. “That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime” (Tokyo MX) — 78.1%
  8. “Kemono Jihen” (Tokyo MX) — 78%
  9. “Log Horizon” (NHK) — 75.9%
  10. “The Resident” (Fox) — 75.3%

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.

‘Lupin,’ ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ Top TV Time Charts

Netflix’s “Lupin” was the top rising show and the service’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” was the top binge on the TV Time charts the week ended Jan. 10.

In “Lupin,” as a teenager, Assane Diop’s life was turned upside down when his father died after being accused of a crime he didn’t commit. Now, 25 years later, Assane will use “Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar” as his inspiration to avenge his father.

Based on the comics, “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” follows half-human, half-witch Sabrina as she navigates two worlds, mortal teen life and her family’s legacy, The Church of Night. Season four debuted New Year’s Eve.

Taking the silver on the binge chart was the Netflix romance series “Bridgerton,” which hit screens on Christmas. Produced by Shonda Rhimes and based on Julia Quinn’s bestsellers, the series follows eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family looking for love and happiness in London high society.

“Cobra Kai,” which moved to Netflix for its latest season, took the bronze on the binge chart. The series, season three of which hit screens Jan. 1, follows the rivalry of Johnny and Daniel from the “Karate Kid” movies decades after the tournament that changed their lives.

Netflix’s “History of Swear Words,” which hit screens Jan. 5, took the silver on the rising show chart. Hosted by Nicolas Cage, the series is a loud and proudly profane series that explores the origins, pop culture-usage, science and cultural impact of curse words.

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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. 10 by Share of Binges:

  1. “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” (Netflix) — 3.84%
  2. “Bridgerton” (Netflix) — 3.52%
  3. “Cobra Kai” (Netflix) — 2.51%
  4. “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) — 1.65%
  5. “Lupin” (Netflix) — 1.44%
  6. “Attack on Titan” (NHK) — 1.40%
  7. “Modern Family” (ABC) — 1.40%
  8. “The Office” (NBC) — 1.33%
  9. “One Piece” (Fuji TV) — 1.24%
  10. “Friends” (NBC) — 1.08%

 

Top “Shows on the Rise” Week Ended Jan. 10 by Rise Ratio:

  1. “Lupin” (Netflix) — 100%
  2. “History of Swear Words” (Netflix) — 99.9%
  3. “Call Me Kat” (Fox) — 99.8%
  4. “Sam” (TF1) — 97%
  5. “The Promise” (TF1) — 96.8%
  6. “The Bachelor” (ABC) — 95.9%
  7. “JLC Family” (TRX) — 94.3%
  8. “Convent Mysteries” (Rai 1) — 93.6%
  9. “The One That Looms” (Telecinco) — 90.9%
  10. “Doc in Your Hands” (Rai 1) — 86.7%

Netflix’s ‘Tiny Pretty Things’ Tops TV Time Charts

Netflix’s “Tiny Pretty Things” was the top rising show and the top binge on the TV Time charts for the week ended Dec. 20.

“Tiny Pretty Things,” which hit screens Dec. 14, is based on the book set in the world of an elite ballet academy. It charts the rise and fall of young adults who live far from their homes, each standing on the verge of greatness or ruin.

Coming in at No. 2 on the rising show chart was Netflix’s “Hilda,” based on the graphic novels by Luke Pearson. Season two of the animated adventure for older kids debuted Dec. 14.

Perennial ABC favorite “Grey’s Anatomy” took the silver on the binge chart while classic NBC sitcom “Friends” came in at No. 3.

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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 Dec. 20 by Share of Binges:

  1. “Tiny Pretty Things” (Netflix) — 2.06%
  2. “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) — 1.94%
  3. “Friends” (NBC) — 1.63%
  4. “Modern Family” (ABC) — 1.56%
  5. “The Office” (NBC) — 1.46%
  6. “The Wilds” (Amazon) — 1.43%
  7. “The Crown” (Netflix) — 1.38%
  8. “Big Mouth” (Netflix) — 1.35%
  9. “One Piece” (Fuji TV) — 1.33%
  10. “Home for Christmas” (Netflix) — 1.27%

 

Top “Shows on the Rise” Week Ended Dec. 20 by Rise Ratio:

  1. “Tiny Pretty Things” (Netflix) — 100%
  2. “Hilda” (Netflix) — 96.1%
  3. “Masterchef IT” (Sky Uno) — 92.3%
  4. “Home for Christmas” (Netflix) — 88.9%
  5. “The Grand Tour” (Amazon) — 87.3%
  6. “The Expanse” (Amazon) — 82.9%
  7. “Pennyworth” (Epix) — 82.6%
  8. “The Legend of Korra” (Nickelodeon) — 69.7%
  9. “The Wilds” (Amazon) — 61.8%
  10. “The Mess You Leave Behind”

‘Saved by the Bell’ Revival, ‘The Crown’ Top TV Time Charts

Peacock’s “Saved by the Bell” reboot was the top rising show and Netflix’s “The Crown” was again the top binge program on the TV Time charts for the week ended Nov. 29.

The reboot of “Saved by the Bell,” which debuted on Peacock Nov. 25, features the original cast members Elizabeth Berkley Lauren and Mario Lopez from the early-1990s hit with several newcomers. In the new series, Governor Zack Morris sends kids from underfunded schools to the wealthy Bayside High.

Taking the silver on the rising show chart was “The Flight Attendant,” which debuted on HBO Max on Thanksgiving. The limited series based on the book stars Kaley Cuoco as a flight attendant who doesn’t know what happened after she wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed with a dead man.

“The Crown,” season four of which debuted Nov. 15, chronicles the continuing saga of the British royal family with the addition of a new princess, Diana, and the marital problems that ensue with her husband and heir to the throne Prince Charles. It also follows the friction between Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson) and Queen Elizabeth II (Olivia Colman).

Coming in at No. 2 on the binge chart was “The Queen’s Gambit,” which debuted on Netflix Oct.  23. The limited series is a coming-of-age story following a young Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy), abandoned and entrusted to a Kentucky orphanage in the late 1950s, who discovers an astonishing talent for chess while developing an addiction to tranquilizers provided by the state as a sedative for the children. Netflix Nov. 23 announced that 62 million households had watched “The Queen’s Gambit” in its first 28 days, making it the service’s biggest limited series ever.

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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 Nov. 29 by Share of Binges:

  1. “The Crown” (Netflix) — 3.21%
  2. “The Queen’s Gambit” (Netflix) — 2.14%
  3. “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) — 2.04%
  4. “Virgin River” (Netflix) — 1.69%
  5. “Modern Family” (ABC) — 1.67%
  6. “How to Get Away With Murder” (ABC) — 1.53%
  7. “Friends” (NBC) — 1.48%
  8. “The Office” (NBC) — 1.47%
  9. “One Piece” (Fuji TV) — 1.43%
  10. “Supernatural” (The CW) — 1.20%

 

Top “Shows on the Rise” Week Ended Nov. 29 by Rise Ratio:

  1. “Saved by the Bell” (Peacock) — 99.9%
  2. “The Flight Attendant” (HBO Max) — 98.2%
  3. “Lekko Stronniczy” (YouTube) — 94.6%
  4. “Virgin River” (Netflix) — 93.4%
  5. “Sugar Rush Christmas” (Netflix) — 89.2%
  6. “Bangtan Bomb” (YouTube) — 87.6%
  7. “Vite in fuga” (Rai 1) — 83%
  8. “Great Pretender” (Netflix) — 79.8%
  9. “New Amsterdam” (NBC) — 62.9%
  10. “Motherland: Fort Salem” (Freeform) — 55.9%

Netflix’s ‘Boss Baby,’ ‘The Crown’ Top TV Time Charts

Netflix’s “Boss Baby: Back in Business” was the top rising show and the service’s “The Crown” was the top binge program on the TV Time charts for the week ended Nov. 22.

“The Crown,” season four of which debuted Nov. 15, chronicles the continuing saga of the British royal family with the addition of a new princess, Diana, and the marital problems that ensue with her husband and heir to the throne Prince Charles. It also follows the friction between Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson) and Queen Elizabeth II (Olivia Colman). The series took the bronze on the rising show chart.

Coming in behind ABC’s long-running medical drama “Grey’s Anatomy” at No. 3 on the binge chart was “The Queen’s Gambit,” which debuted on Netflix Oct.  23. The limited series is a coming-of-age story following a young Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy), abandoned and entrusted to a Kentucky orphanage in the late 1950s, who discovers an astonishing talent for chess while developing an addiction to tranquilizers provided by the state as a sedative for the children. Netflix Nov. 23 announced that 62 million  households had watched “The Queen’s Gambit” in its first 28 days, making it the service’s biggest limited series ever.

Top rising show “Boss Baby: Back in Business,” season four of which hit Netflix Nov. 17, is a computer-animated series produced by DreamWorks Animation that is a follow-up to the 2017 film The Boss Baby, based on the book by Marla Frazee.

Hulu’s “Animaniacs” is a reboot of the beloved 1990s animated series. It debuted Nov. 20 and features the original cast voices.

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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 Nov. 22 by Share of Binges:

  1. “The Crown” (Netflix) — 5.72%
  2. “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC) — 2.24%
  3. “The Queen’s Gambit” (Netflix) — 2.22%
  4. “Modern Family” (ABC) — 1.66%
  5. “How to Get Away With Murder” (ABC) — 1.58%
  6. “The Office” (NBC) — 1.41%
  7. “Friends” (NBC) — 1.38%
  8. “One Piece” (Fuji TV) — 1.35%
  9. “Dash & Lily” (Netflix) — 1.33%
  10. “Supernatural” (The CW) — 1.26%

 

Top “Shows on the Rise” Week Ended Nov. 22 by Rise Ratio:

  1. “The Boss Baby: Back in Business” (Netflix) — 95.9%
  2. “Animaniacs” (Hulu) — 94.2%
  3. “The Crown” (Netflix) — 76%
  4. “FBI” (CBS) — 74.9%
  5. “Wizards of Waverly Place” (Disney Channel) — 64.1%
  6. “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” (Disney+) — 45.3%
  7. “NCIS” (CBS) — 40.6%
  8. “His Dark Materials” (BBC One) — 35%
  9. “Ethos” (Netflix) — 30.8%
  10. “Adventure Time” (Cartoon Network) — 27.8%