‘The Menu,’ ‘1923’ Again Top Weekly Whip U.S. Streaming Charts
January 17, 2023
For a second consecutive week, Paramount+’s “1923” led the Whip Media chart of streaming originals, while The Menu, streaming on HBO Max, led the Whip Media chart of streaming movies among U.S. consumers for the week ended Jan. 15.
Searchlight Pictures’ The Menu, featuring an ensemble cast that includes Ralph Fiennes and Anya Taylor-Joy (both Golden Globe nominees), follows a group of diners at an exclusive, remote island restaurant who are confronted with horror.
Originals chart topper “1923,” streaming on Paramount+ beginning Dec. 18, is a prequel to the series “Yellowstone” and a sequel to the series “1883.” It stars Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren and follows a generation of the Dutton family in 1923, during the Western Expansion, Prohibition and the Great Depression, which started earlier in Montana.
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TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie viewership tracking app with 21 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 from 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.
Remaining at No. 2 on the streaming movies chart was Glass Onion, which started streaming on Netflix Dec. 23. The sequel to the Lionsgate murder mystery hit Knives Out features Daniel Craig reprising his role as detective Benoit Blanc as he uncovers a new murderer. The film also stars Edward Norton and Kate Hudson.
Debuting at No. 3 on the streaming movies chart was the Netflix true crime documentary The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker, which started streaming Jan. 10. It chronicles a happy-go-lucky nomad’s ascent to viral stardom and the steep downward spiral that resulted in his imprisonment.
Rising two spots to No. 2 on the streaming originals chart was the comedy-drama “Ginny & Georgia,” season two of which debuted Jan. 5 on Netflix. The series follows a mother-daughter relationship.
Remaining at No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was “Star Wars: The Bad Batch,” season two of which premiered on Disney+ Jan. 4. It’s a sequel to and spin-off of the series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended Jan. 15:
- “1923” — Paramount+
- “Ginny & Georgia” — Netflix
- “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” — Disney+
- “Tulsa King” — Paramount+
- “Criminal Minds” — Paramount+
- “Willow” — Disney+
- “National Treasure: Edge of History” — Disney+
- “The Circle” U.S. — Netflix
- “Kaleidoscope” (2023) — Netflix
- “Gossip Girl” (2021) — HBO Max
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers Jan. 13-15:
- The Menu — HBO Max
- Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery — Netflix
- The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker — Netflix
- The Pale Blue Eye — Netflix
- Bullet Train — Netflix
- Black Adam — HBO Max
- The Banshees of Inisherin — HBO Max
- Top Gun: Maverick — Paramount+
- Everything Everywhere All at Once — Showtime
- Ticket to Paradise — Peacock