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‘The Sandman’ Opens Well on Streaming Chart

The series adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman got off to a solid start on Netflix. The series racked up more than a billion minutes of viewing time in the three days after its Aug. 5 premiere, according to Nielsen’s streaming rankings. That put it in third among all original series for the week of […]

‘Virgin River’ Hits Series High, Dethrones ‘Stranger Things’

Stranger Things claimed the top spot in Nielsen’s streaming rankings for seven of the eight weeks after its fourth season premiered. Or now, eight of nine. The supernatural thriller ceded the No. 1 ranking for the week of July 18-24 to a very different show: Virgin River, Netflix’s Hallmark-esque romantic drama, led the chart for […]

‘Resident Evil’ Has Solid Opening on Streaming Chart

The latest addition to the Resident Evil franchise had a pretty good opening on Netflix. Stranger Things remained a dominant No. 1 in the Nielsen streaming rankings for July 11-17, and Ms. Marvel hit a high the week of its finale. The Resident Evil series — the first live-action show in the long-running video game/movie/TV franchise […]

‘The Boys’ Climbs Streaming Chart With Season 3 Finale

Amazon’s Prime Video had two series top a billion minutes of viewing for the first time, and Stranger Things continued its huge fourth season in the streaming rankings for July 4-10. The Terminal List (1.56 billion minutes) and The Boys (1.09 billion) ranked second and fourth on Nielsen’s chart, with The Boys hitting its best […]

‘Umbrella Academy’ Unseats ‘Stranger Things’ on Streaming Chart

After four record-breaking weeks, Stranger Things was dethroned from the No. 1 spot in Nielsen’s streaming rankings. Another Netflix series, The Umbrella Academy, took the lead for the week of June 20-26. Its third season premiered June 22, and the show racked up 2.45 billion minutes of viewing time for the week. That was just […]

‘Peaky Blinders’ Climbs Streaming Charts After Final Season Release

Stranger Things remained a clear No. 1 in the streaming rankings for the fourth straight week, but a new show took the second spot overall. Peaky Blinders ascended to the No. 2 slot following the release of its final season on Netflix (it’s a BBC show in the U.K. but a Netflix original in the […]

‘The Boys’ Holds Steady in Streaming Rankings

The Boys rose to second place in Nielsen’s streaming series rankings by barely moving at all in terms of its viewing time. Stranger Things dominated the rankings for the week of June 6-12 despite a sizable drop from its record-breaking tally, while Ms. Marvel had a relatively quiet debut on Disney+ (at least compared to […]

‘Stranger Things’ Star Caleb McLaughlin Talks That Agonizing Finale Moment and Inadvertently Memorizing Kate Bush

[This story contains spoilers for Stranger Things 4 Volume 2.]  Caleb McLaughlin was ready. The Stranger Things star knew season four of the immensely popular Netflix series was going to be draining with the emotional weight his character would bear — but that also meant a deeply rich story for Lucas Sinclair. The character would […]

‘Stranger Things 4’ Crosses Billion-Hour Viewing Mark, Netflix Says

Season four of Stranger Things has joined an exclusive club at Netflix. Following the release of the last two episodes of the season on July 1, the show passed the billion-hour mark in viewing worldwide, according to the streamer’s internal measurement. It’s the first English-language series, and just the second in any language, to rack […]

‘Stranger Things 4’: Jamie Campbell Bower on the “Savage” Ending and Battle Ahead

[This story contains major spoilers to Stranger Things 4, Volume 2.] Jamie Campbell Bower was already playing three roles in Stranger Things 4. Now, as the Volume 2 finale has revealed, he adds a fourth to his list. Henry Creel, the telekinetic boy who grows up to become known as 001 under the control of […]

‘Stranger Things’ Final Season Will Have Shorter Episodes Except for Series Finale, Duffer Brothers Say

The Duffer brothers are explaining why Stranger Things‘ season four episodes went so long and sharing why they don’t expect season five to follow suit. In the latest episode of the Happy Sad Confused podcast hosted by Josh Horowitz, the creative minds by the Netflix hit opened up for a spoiler-y conversation about the second […]

‘Stranger Things’ Star Joseph Quinn Discusses That Heartbreaking Scene and Actually Shredding Some Metallica for Those Hell Bats

[This story contains spoilers for Stranger Things 4 Volume 2.]  Although devastating for fans to watch, there was a silver lining to Eddie’s fate in the season four finale of Stranger Things, as star Joseph Quinn sees it. A fan-favorite character introduced this season, Eddie went through an enormous arc, initially coming off as something […]