‘Cobra Kai’ once again tops Whip US weekly streaming originals chart – Reuters
“Cobra Kai” Season 5 (Photo by Curtis Bonds Baker/Netflix © 2022)
September 20, 2022
For a second week in a row, Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” topped Whip Media’s ranking of streaming originals among US consumers the week ended September 18.
Season five of the martial arts comedy-drama began airing on September 9. The series is based on the “Karate Kid” franchise, focusing on the characters more than 30 years after the original film.
The hit series “House of the Dragon” was not included in the broadcast chart because it also airs on HBO linear television in addition to airing on HBO Max. On the linear TV plus streaming chart, it would rank #2.
The Marvel Comics series “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” remained at No. 2 on the streaming originals chart. The series began streaming on Disney+ in weekly episodes on August 18. It follows a lawyer who specializes in cases involving superhumans who also becomes a superhero.
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TV Time, a Whip Media company, is a free TV and movie audience tracker application with 21 million global users. Original Streaming Chart Rankings are determined by airing Original TV series with the highest share of views in the given week, among a balanced panel of US users of the TV Time app. Movie rankings are determined by the movies streaming with the highest share of views in the given week, among a balanced panel of US users of the TV Time app.
Remaining at No. 3 on the Streaming Originals chart was Prime Video’s “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” which began streaming Sept. 1. Dubbed the most expensive TV season of all time with a production budget of $715 million, the fantasy series is based on the books by JRR Tolkien and is set thousands of years before The Hobbit.
Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” joined the chart at No. 4, season five of which began airing on September 14. The dystopian series is based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel about a society in which fertile women are doomed to procreate. slavery.
Landing at No. 5 was Netflix’s “Fate: The Winx Saga,” the second season of which began streaming on Netflix on September 16. The live-action teen drama, about fairies in a magical boarding school, is based on the Nickelodeon animated series “Winx Club.”
Top original streaming content among US consumers for the week ending September 18:
- “Cobra Kai” – Netflix
- “She-Hulk: Lawyer” – Disney+
- “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” — Prime Video
- “The Handmaid’s Tale” – Hulu (Season One)
- “Fate: The Winx Saga” – Netflix (First season)
- “Harley Quinn” – HBO Max
- “The Patient” – Hulu
- “Love is Blind” – Netflix
- “See” – Apple TV+
- “Only Murders in the Building” – Hulu