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‘Manifest’ Reclaims Top Spot on Streaming Charts

After a few weeks away from the top of the charts, Manifest zoomed back up to No. 1 in the Nielsen streaming rankings for the week of Aug. 23-29. The show’s resurgence has mostly to do with the fact that its third season became available on Netflix on Aug. 21. Netflix also announced Aug. 28 […]

Why Netflix Really Saved ‘Manifest’ (It Wasn’t the Tweets)

Despite all the happy news, Jeff Rake knew something was very wrong. It was early June, and the showrunner’s NBC mystery thriller, Manifest, had just aired its season three finale. Fans were pleased with the season overall and excited by the show’s cliffhanger. NBC likewise had nothing but positive feedback about the show creatively. The […]

Netflix Saves ‘Manifest,’ Orders Super-Sized 4th and Final Season

Manifest is, really and truly, saved. Netflix has ordered a fourth — and final — season of the beleaguered mystery drama from Warner Bros. Television. The order consists of 20 episodes, which will make it the longest season of the show yet. “What started years ago as a flight of fancy deep in my imagination […]

‘Virgin River’ Repeats Atop Nielsen Streaming Charts

Netflix’s Virgin River spent its second straight week at No. 1 on Nielsen’s streaming charts, leading all other titles by a sizable margin in the week of July 19-25. The drama was the only series or film on Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, Hulu and Netflix to top a billion minutes of viewing time for the […]

Netflix’s ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Shoots to Top of Movie Rankings Chart

The action-thriller Gunpowder Milkshake shot to the top of Nielsen’s latest movie streaming chart in its Netflix debut July 14. Directed by Navot Papushado, the film stars Karen Gillan as a young assassin who must team up with her estranged mother and fellow assassin Lena Headey. Netflix acquired rights to Gunpowder from STX. The film […]

‘The Tomorrow War’ Stays Atop Streaming Movie Rankings Chart

Amazon Studios and Skydance’s tentpole The Tomorrow War easily stayed atop Nielsen’s movie streaming chart in its second week of play on Prime Video. Starring Chris Pratt, the sci-fi epic garnered 1.1 million minutes of viewing time for the July 5-11 frame, according to Nielsen. Overall, The Tomorrow War was the No. 3 most watched […]

‘Virgin River,’ ‘Loki’ Score in Streaming Rankings

Virgin River scored a big opening week for its third season, and Loki hit a high in Nielsen’s streaming rankings for the week of July 5-11. Both shows, however, trailed Manifest, which continued its run atop the overall rankings. Virgin River‘s third season debuted July 9. The drama racked up 1.45 billion minutes of watch […]

‘Loki,’ ‘Manifest’ Stay Atop Nielsen Streaming Charts

Manifest‘s big run on Netflix continued in the week of June 28-July 4, as the canceled NBC series again topped the overall streaming rankings from Nielsen. Loki also rebounded in its fourth week, claiming the No. 1 spot among original streaming shows. Manifest didn’t rack up quite as much viewing time as it did the […]

‘Manifest’ Racks Up More Big Streaming Numbers

Manifest spent its second consecutive week as the top overall streaming title in Nielsen’s rankings for June 21-27. Loki also repeated as the No. 1 original series, though it declined some in its third week on Disney+. For the second week in a row, the first two seasons of Manifest recorded more than 2 billion […]

Netflix Might Save ‘Manifest’ After All

Manifest just refuses to crash. NBC’s canceled airline mystery drama series is back in play after being axed by the network in May at the end of three seasons. Netflix airs the first two seasons of the show, yet the streamer initially passed on the chance to rescue the Warner Bros. series. Since then, Manifest […]

‘Luca’ Leads Nielsen Movie Streaming Rankings With Huge Launch

Pixar’s latest offering Luca impressed in its debut on Disney+, according to Nielsen’s latest streaming ratings. The family film easily topped the list of the top 10 most watched movies for the week of June 14-20, with a huge 1.57 billion minutes of viewing time. That’s the equivalent of roughly 16.6 million full runs of […]

Streaming, Cable Grow Audience Share in June as Broadcast Shrinks

Streaming platforms and cable networks increased their share of TV viewers’ time in June, while broadcast networks shrunk some. Netflix remains the top streamer, taking up 7 percent of all TV viewing for the month. Those are the findings from Nielsen’s second monthly release of “The Gauge,” which tracks total usage of TV across all […]