March 22, 2022
Prime Video’s “Upload” again led the chart of top streaming originals while Disney+’s Turning Red took over the top spot on the Whip Media chart of top streaming movies among U.S. consumers the week ended March 20.
Turning Red, the latest Pixar animated feature, started streaming on Disney+ March 11. It follows Mei Lee, a 13-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. As if changes to her interests, relationships and body aren’t enough, whenever she gets too excited, she “poofs” into a giant red panda.
“Upload,” season two of which premiered March 11, is a science-fiction series set in a future in which people can upload themselves into a virtual afterlife of their choosing.
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 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.
Rising to No. 2 from No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was “The Last Kingdom,” season five of which began streaming on Netflix March 9. It’s a British historical fiction series based on Bernard Cornwall’s novels.
Jumping from No. 4 to No. 3 on the streaming originals chart was “How I Met Your Father,” which began streaming on Hulu in weekly episodes Jan. 18. It follows Sophie (Hilary Duff) and her friends in New York City. The series is recounted by an older Sophie (Kim Cattrall) in the year 2050 talking to her son about how he came to be.
Falling to No. 2 from the top spot on the streaming movies chart was The Adam Project, released on Netflix March 11. It’s a science-fiction action film, starring Ryan Reynolds, Mark Ruffalo and Jennifer Garner, that follows a man who travels through time and meets his younger self.
Landing at No. 3 on the streaming movies chart was Deep Water, an erotic psychological thriller based on the 1957 novel by Patricia Highsmith. The film, which stars Ben Affleck, began streaming on Hulu March 18.
Top Streaming Originals Among U.S. Consumers for the Week Ended March 20:
- “Upload” — Prime Video
- “The Last Kingdom” — Netflix
- “How I Met Your Father” — Hulu
- “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” — Prime Video
- “Star Trek: Discovery” — Paramount+
- “Star Trek: Picard” — Paramount+
- “Raised by Wolves” (2020) — HBO Max
- “Severance” — Apple TV+
- “Our Flag Means Death” — HBO Max
- “The Dropout” — Hulu
Top Streaming Movies Among U.S. Consumers March 18-20:
- Turning Red — Disney+
- The Adam Project — Netflix
- Deep Water — Hulu
- Free Guy — HBO Max/Disney+
- Cheaper by the Dozen — Disney+
- Encanto — Disney+
- Scream — Paramount+
- Eternals — Disney+
- Rescued by Ruby — Netflix
- West Side Story (2021) — HBO Max/Disney+