Amazon’s Prime Video had two series with over a billion minutes of watch time for the first time, and Weird stuff continued its massive fourth season in the streaming rankings for July 4-10.
The Terminal List (1.56 billion minutes) and The Boys (1.09 billion) are in second and fourth place on the Nielsen chart, with the boys reached its best mark yet in the rankings (which has been in existence for two years) the week the third season finale debuted. Prime Video had never before had two shows past a billion minutes of watch time.
The terminal list improved by 41 percent in the first full week after its July 1 premiere, while the boys rose 14 percent from the previous week.
Weird stuffmeanwhile, accumulated 4.8 billion watch minutes for the week, three times the number The terminal list in the second and sixth best week since the arrival of Nielsen’s streaming chart. The Umbrella Academy dropped one spot to third with 1.28 billion minutes of viewing time.
The top 10 of the original series was unusually top-heavy for the week: The top 10 shows combined totaled 10.56 billion minutes of viewing, with the top four making up nearly 83 percent of that total (8.73 billion minutes). No other original series on Nielsen’s streaming services reached 400 million minutes.
Nielsen’s streaming ratings are for viewing on TV sets only and not for minutes viewed on computers or mobile devices. The ratings only measure US audiences, not other countries, and currently only include Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, and Prime Video.
Nielsen’s top streaming series for July 4-10 are below.
1. Weird stuff (Netflix), 4.8 billion minutes viewed
2. The terminal list (Prime Video), 1.56 billion
3. The Umbrella Academy (Netflix), 1.28 billion
4. the boys (Prime Video), 1.09 Billion
5. Peaky Blinders (Netflix), 379 million
6. Ozark (Netflix), 335 million
7. Mrs. Marvel (Disney+), 295 million
8. The Upshaws (Netflix), 289 million
9. The Lincoln Lawyer (Netflix), 279 million
10. Only murders in the building (Hulu), 256 million
1. NCIS (Netflix), 837 million minutes
2. Grey’s Anatomy (Netflix), 697 million
3. coconut melon (Netflix), 684 million
4. Alone (Netflix/Hulu), 577 million
5. friends (HBO Max), 512 million
6. legacies (Netflix), 468 million
7. All American (Netflix), 406 million
8. Gilmore Girls (Netflix), 385 million
9. The Big Bang Theory (HBO Max), 383 million
10. supernatural (Netflix), 374 million