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‘Lincoln Lawyer’ Has Solid Debut in Streaming Rankings

Netflix users returned a favorable verdict on The Lincoln Lawyer in its premiere week. The series, executive produced by David E. Kelley and based on Michael Connelly’s novels about attorney Mickey Haller, finished second in Nielsen’s streaming rankings for May 9-15. The 10-episode season, which premiered May 13, racked up 884 million minutes of viewing […]

‘Moon Knight’ Ends on High, ‘Ozark’ Still Dominates Streaming Chart

As most of its Marvel counterparts on Disney+ have done, Moon Knight posted its best viewing time figures for the week of its finale. Netflix’s Ozark, meanwhile, spent another week atop the charts, far outdistancing anything else. The six-episode Moon Knight racked up 715 million minutes of watch time from May 2 to 8, per […]

‘Atlanta,’ ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ and ‘Russian Doll’ EPs on the Benefits of a Pandemic-Forced Hiatus

Absent from last year’s Emmy slate were some shows that had captured the attention of the Television Academy, many of which were forced into a hiatus because of COVID-19. AMC’s Better Call Saul, nominated for best drama every year between 2015 and 2020, was MIA, as were HBO’s Euphoria and Succession, which both took home […]

‘Ozark’ Reclaims No. 1 in Streaming Rankings With Final Episodes

The end of Ozark propelled the Netflix series back to the top spot in Nielsen’s streaming rankings. Grace and Frankie also jumped up the chart with the release of its final episodes. Ozark was far and away the No. 1 title on streaming for the week of April 25-May 1 — if not quite as […]

Inside ‘Ozark’s’ Love of Hip-Hop and Killer Mike’s Season 4 Cameo

[This story contains spoilers for season four of Ozark.]  Ozark’s Ruth Langmore has become one of television’s most unlikely onscreen hip-hop ambassadors, frequently listening to ’90s-era rappers. In season four’s episode “The Cousin of Death,” her taste goes meta: as Ruth (Julia Garner) listens to Nas’ debut LP Illmatic in her headphones, she has a […]

‘Ozark’ Star Alfonso Herrera Discusses That Shocking Premiere and Teases Zack Snyder’s ‘Rebel Moon’

[This story contains major spoilers for Ozark’s final season.] Alfonso Herrera loves that Ozark’s final season didn’t go the way you thought it would. When the first half of Ozark’s fourth-and-final season debuted in January, viewers expected Herrera’s cartel baddie, Javi Elizonndro, to be the final hurdle for the Byrde family to overcome, especially since […]

‘Ozark’ Boss, Jason Bateman and Laura Linney on Avoiding a “Junk Food” Ending and the “Choicefulness” of Final Episodes

When deciding how to end Ozark, showrunner, writer and EP Chris Mundy said he wanted to honor the critically acclaimed Netflix series’ past seasons by only throwing the kinds of dramatic curveballs the show has been known for. “I think the main thing was, we really wanted to be true to the story we were […]

Netflix’s ‘Ozark’ Final Episodes: TV Review

Jason Bateman, Laura Linney and Julia Garner return for the last seven episodes of their money-laundering drama.

This Week in TV: ‘Ozark’ and ‘Grace and Frankie’ End, NFL Draft

One of Netflix’s most popular series, and another that’s the streamer’s longest running, come to an end this week when Ozark and Grace and Frankie release their final episodes. The April 27-May 3 period also brings the annual NFL Draft, an early start for an ABC summer favorite and a series about the making of […]

Jason Bateman Teases the ‘Ozark’ Series Finale: “A Happy Ending But They’re Limping”

Things might not be all bad for the Byrde family when Ozark drops its final batch of episodes later this month. Series star Jason Bateman dropped by The Tonight Show on Friday, where he and host Jimmy Fallon discussed what’s in store for fans of the Emmy-winning Netflix drama that focuses on money launderers Marty […]

‘Reacher’ Makes Sizable Debut in Streaming Rankings

Like its title character when he walks into a room, Reacher made its presence known immediately to streaming users. The series on Amazon’s Prime Video had a big opening week: Nielsen’s streaming top 10s for the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 6 show Reacher racking up 1.84 billion minutes of viewing time for its eight episodes. […]

‘Ozark’ Hits 2-Year High in Nielsen Streaming Rankings

Netflix’s Ozark hit a rarely seen mark in the U.S. streaming rankings for the week of Jan. 24-30. The drama, whose fourth season debuted Jan. 21, topped 4 billion minutes of viewing — 4.095 billion, to be precise. That’s the best for any streaming title in nearly two years, and only the fourth time any […]