Each Viewing Statistic Netflix Has Launched So Far (October 2020)

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Welcome to the most important ongoing put up we’ve ever put collectively right here at What’s on Netflix. Over time, Netflix has launched selective snapshots into its viewership. Right here’s the definitive listing of each Netflix viewership statistic launched up to now.

With the brand new age of streaming, viewership metrics have passed by the wayside. As an alternative, we get selective “datecdotes” (a phrase coined by the Entertainment Strategy Guy) that provides us a glimpse into viewing figures of sure titles. Netflix is by far the most effective on the subject of releasing metrics on the subject of streamers however even then, it’s usually criticized.

Amazon solely offers vague statements when describing its viewership. As exemplified with the assertion within the article above with The Boys, Amazon mentioned: “We’re thrilled that ‘The Boys’ has surpassed our predictions for viewing in its first two weeks, and has grow to be one in every of our most-watched Amazon Authentic sequence by our Prime Video clients,”. In fact, no precise figures had been connected.

New viewership metrics have began popping out courtesy of Nielsen however this text focuses totally on each viewership quantity launched by Netflix themselves.


High 10 Most Watched Netflix Originals

By way of the highest 10 most-watched titles in Netflix historical past, right here they’re:

  1. Extraction – 99 million views*
  2. Hen Field – 89 million views*
  3. Spenser Confidential – 85 million views*
  4. 6 Underground – 83 million views*
  5. Homicide Thriller – 83 million views*
  6. The Witcher – 76 million views*
  7. Cash Heist (Season 4) – 65 million views*
  8. Tiger King (Restricted Collection) – 64 million views*
  9. The Irishman – 64 million views*
  10. The Mistaken Missy – 59 million views*

These marked with a * makes use of Netflix’s new 2-minute metric system. 

With out additional ado, right here’s a listing of each metric Netflix has introduced up to now which we’ll hold up to date over time.

How does Netflix measure viewership? Up till 2020, Netflix’s viewership figures prior to now counted the place a person watched 70% of the film/sequence. Now, viewership counts if somebody watches 2 minutes of a title. It did provide up a comparability between the brand new and outdated metric which permits us to do an adjusted viewership charge though there are main caveats to that.

Observe: the listing is completed in descending date order of when the statistic date was introduced. You will discover the underlying datasheet right here.


Full Listing of Viewership Totals for Netflix Collection & Films

Ratched

Sort: TV Collection
Launched on Netflix: September 18th, 2020
Statistic introduced: October 16th, 2020
Variety of viewers: 48,000,000

Dubbed as the primary hit from Ryan Murphy’s big output for the service however isn’t technically a full Netflix Authentic. Both method, Ratched lit up the stats all through most of September 2020.


The Platform

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: March 20th, 2020
Statistic introduced: July 15th, 2020
Variety of viewers: 56,000,000

The Platform viewing stats slipped right into a Bloomberg article which, on the time, lined the 10 most watched titles.


Da 5 Bloods

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: June 12th, 2020
Statistic introduced: July 16th, 2020
Variety of viewers: 27,000,000

Spike Lee’s first function movie for Netflix.


The Mistaken Missy

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: Might 13th, 2020
Statistic introduced: July 16th, 2020
Variety of viewers: 59,000,000


By no means Have I Ever

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: April 27th, 2020
Statistic introduced: July 16th, 2020
Variety of viewers: 40,000,000


Area Power

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: Might 29th, 2020
Statistic introduced: July 16th, 2020
Variety of viewers: 40,000,000


Too Sizzling to Deal with

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: April 17th, 2020
Statistic introduced: July 16th, 2020
Variety of viewers: 51,000,000


Ground is Lava

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: June 19th, 2020
Statistic Introduced: July 16th, 2020
Variety of viewers: 37,000,000


Elevating Dion

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: October 4th, 2019
Statistic introduced: June eighth, 2020
Variety of viewers: 32,000,000

60% of the views for Elevating Dion got here from exterior of the US.


American Son

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: November 1st, 2019
Statistic Introduced: June eighth, 2020
Variety of viewers: 17,000,000

American Son reportedly carried out nicely in France, Africa, Mexico, and Latin America. Non-U.S. subscribers made up 46% of the full viewing.


The Willoughbys

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: April 22nd, 2020
Statistic Introduced: Might 22nd, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~37,600,000 – first month – later quoted as 38,000,000

The Willoughbys was one of many animated films launched in the course of the COVID-19 outbreak and in consequence, noticed spectacular viewing stats.

Based mostly on launched figures, it’s the most-watched Netflix Authentic animated function so far with 7.6 million extra views than the Christmas hit, Klaus.

Only a day earlier than the announcement, Ricky Gervais on a live-stream was blown away with the statistics.


The Final Dance

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: April 22nd, 2020
Statistic Introduced: Might 22nd, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~37,600,000 – first month

Essential be aware: on the time, this quantity solely applies to Netflix exterior the US (US acquired The Last Dance at a later date)

This was a wierd flex for Netflix and one of many first instances Netflix has launched viewing figures for a co-production or a title with unique worldwide distribution rights.

Maybe the important thing factor right here is that extra folks watched The Final Dance (or no less than sampled) overseas the place basketball usually isn’t a mainstream sport, than ESPN in America the place it’s.


The Decline

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: March 27th, 2020
Statistic Introduced: Might 15th, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~21,000,000

It’s uncommon for us to get a scoop on how nicely a title is doing that’s not English (apart from Cash Heist, in fact) so it was a uncommon perception when La Presse revealed that 21 million had watched The Decline.

What’s most fascinating is that 95% of the views got here exterior of the nation the film was produced for. The Spanish model was the most-watched in accordance with this report.


Extraction

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: April 24th, 2020
Statistic introduced: Might 2nd, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~90,000,000 unique projection / 99,000,000 precise later confirmed

The Chris Hemsworth film topped all charts when it was revealed in early Might that the action-packed thrill trip scored the most important movie premiere for Netflix so far.

The projected 90 million views are for the primary 4 weeks of launch.


Tiger King: Homicide, Mayhem and Insanity

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: March sixth, 2020
Statistic Introduced: April 21st, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~64,000,000

The yr is 2020 and there are two issues you’ll be able to’t cease listening to about within the early components of the yr. The coronavirus and the Tiger King.

This documentary took the world by storm however that’s not essentially mirrored within the viewing figures. That’s not giving Tiger King its dues although, because it’s nonetheless the most-watched docu-series on Netflix.


Cash Heist (Half 4)

Sort: TV Collection
Launched on Netflix: April third, 2020
Statistic Introduced: April 21st, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~65,000,000 (projected)

The Spanish sequence continues to be Netflix’s darling sequence because it racks up a formidable 65M projected views across the globe.

Adjusted to the pre-2 minute metric, it has pulled in about as a lot the identical as Cash Heist half 3, however that’s possible not a good comparability.


Love Is Blind

Sort: TV Collection
Launched on Netflix: February 13th, 2020
Statistic Introduced: April 21st, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~30,000,000

Love is Blind units a brand new benchmark for actuality TV sequence on Netflix because it’s the primary metric we’ve had from the style.


Spenser Confidential

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: March sixth, 2020
Statistic Introduced: April 21st, 2020
Variety of viewers: 85,000,000


Ozark (Season 3)

Sort: TV Collection
Launched on Netflix: March 27th, 2020
Statistic Introduced: April 21th, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~29,000,000

That is the primary time we’ve been given a glimpse into the streaming numbers for Ozark.

The wonderful drama is commonly in comparison with Breaking Unhealthy and is definitely one of many shining jewels within the Netflix Authentic drama crown.

This quantity interprets into one of many largest reveals for Netflix given it may well command akin to a robust quantity in its third season. It beats Stranger Issues S3 (though that’s primarily based on the outdated metric) though it’s 5 million shy of Cash Heist’s third season.


Airplane Mode

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: January 23rd, 2020
Statistic Introduced: February 28th, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~28,000,000

In February 2020, Netflix introduced that the Portuguese film, Airplane Mode is the most well-liked non-English film the streamer has produced so far.

In a Tweet on February 27th, 2020 Netflix said the following:

AIRPLANE MODE is the most well-liked non-English movie on Netflix up to now! Practically 28 million households watched the movie because it premiered Four weeks in the past — two thirds of them in international locations together with the US, Mexico, France and Germany.


A Fall From Grace

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: January 17th, 2020
Statistic Introduced: February third, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~26,000,000

Tyler Perry’s A Fall From Grace was a thriller film that quietly dropped on Netflix within the first month of the yr.

Promotion for this title was nowhere close to the extent of a number of the different titles on this listing so it demonstrates how a title can do nicely purely primarily based on phrase of mouth and the well-known algorithm.

It bought large views regardless of having some terrible opinions notably from critics the place it sits at 34/100.


The Witcher (Season 1)

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: December 20th, 2019
Metric Introduced: January 20th, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~76,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 43.09%

Based mostly on the novel sequence and online game of the identical identify, we knew The Witcher was going to be large from the early days. Every of the trailers constantly was the very best seen on Netflix’s YouTube channel and folks had been searching for their subsequent Recreation of Thrones repair.

When Netflix launched this stat (which noticed the sequence added to the highest 5 most-watched titles in Netflix historical past) it additionally famous how the e-book sequence additionally was struggling to maintain up with the brand new demand.


6 Underground

Sort: Films
Launched on Netflix: December 20th, 2019
Metric Introduced: January 20th, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~83,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 49.67%

Regardless of comparatively mediocre opinions, the film was positive to be a giant hit given the very fact it combines Ryan Reynolds with explosions, all wrapped up in a straightforward to digest format.

This metric covers the primary 4 weeks of viewing.


You (Season 2)

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: December 26th, 2019
Metric Introduced: January 20th, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~54,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 32.32%

Twelve million extra folks watched season two of You than season one in its first 4 weeks, which reveals the sequence has the legs to maintain audiences and has attracted extra viewers lengthy after the preliminary launch of You.

It’s price noting that solely a number of weeks of knowledge had been out there to Netflix and this quantity is predicated on their estimates.


The Crown (Season 3)

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: November 17th, 2019
Metric Introduced: January 20th, 2020
Variety of viewers: ~21,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 12.57%

Netflix’s golden sequence The Crown which covers the lifetime of Queen Elizabeth lastly bought some stats revealed in early 2020. The reveals statistics had beforehand not been recognized.

Extra viewership insights had been additionally offered. This consists of the very fact 73 million folks in complete have chosen to look at no less than one episode of The Crown. It additionally revealed that viewership of season three was 40% up over season two.


Observe: All of the titles listed under are on Netflix’s outdated metric the place Netflix measured primarily based on the proportion of title watched versus 2 minutes. 


Klaus

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: November 11th, 2019
Metric introduced: December 19th, 2019
Variety of viewers: ~30,000,000
Share of Subscribers: ~18.95%

It’s a private pleasure to see Klaus doing nicely. The animated vacation film is spectacularly animated and we’ve heard was handed on by a number of studios. Not less than for us, it’s going to be a yearly custom diving into the film. It’s price noting the 30 million quantity is technically on the high finish and the stat covers the primary month, not the primary seven days.

Past a Nielson quantity for The Christmas Chronicles (which seems to have had more viewers than Klaus), that is the primary metric Netflix has launched for a Christmas title.


The Irishman

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: November 27th, 2019
Metric introduced: December 10th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 26,404,081 (70% – first week) – 64,000,000 (2 minutes – first month)
Share of Subscribers: 16.68%

Netflix spent lots of of tens of millions on The Irishman which seems to be to be its finest likelihood but at getting its first film Oscar.

Hypothesis as as to if The Irishman would have its stats revealed have been ongoing for weeks given the scale of the venture.

Given the size, that’s a unprecedented quantity on condition that you need to watch 70% of the film to be thought-about inside that quantity.


Avenue Movement

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix:
October 11th, 2019
Metric introduced: October 23rd, 2019
Variety of viewers: 2,600,000
Share of Subscribers: 1.64%

This French film launched in October 2019 proves that Netflix is making a dent in particular person international locations. The film could look like it had a low viewership however when you think about Netflix France has six million subs complete, that’s almost half of subscribers within the area.


El Camino: A Breaking Unhealthy Film

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix:
October 11th, 2019
Metric introduced: October 23rd, 2019
Variety of viewers: 25,734,392
Share of Subscribers: 16.25%

The film follow-up to the tip of the Breaking Unhealthy sequence scored large with Netflix. The quantity displays the primary week of viewing and worldwide.


Tall Lady

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix:
September 13th, 2019
Metric introduced: September 17th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 41,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 25.9%

Tall Lady is a romantic comedy (one of many many you’ll discover on this listing) that scored nicely with the youthful technology. It had an enormous social media presence notably on the likes of Snapchat and TikTok. The determine displays the primary 28 days of viewing worldwide.


Unbelievable (Restricted Collection)

Sort: TV Collection
Launched on Netflix: September 13th, 2019
Metric introduced: September 16th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 32,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 20.21%

The extremely produced restricted sequence caught a whole lot of consideration notably because of its first episode. The quantity displays its first 28 days (first month) on Netflix worldwide.


Cash Heist (Season 3)

Sort: TV Collection
Launched on Netflix: July 17th, 2019
Metric introduced: August 2nd, 2019
Variety of viewers: ~44,000,000 (34,355,956 first week)
Share of Subscribers: 21.7%

The large Spanish sequence grew season after season and notably has a big following in non-Spanish talking international locations. Cash Heist is Netflix’s largest non-English sequence on Netflix. The quantity accounts for the primary week globally.


Kidnapping Stella

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: July 12th, 2019
Metric introduced: August 20th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 18,895,873
Share of Subscribers: 11.93%

German thriller film which to our data is the primary metric launched for a non-English film on Netflix.


Stranger Issues (Season 3)

Sort: TV Collection
Launched on Netflix: July 4th, 2019
Metric introduced: July 11th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 26,400,000
Share of Subscribers: 16.67%

This was Netflix’s largest sequence launch up to now. Over 26 million watched over the primary weekend the sequence was out there to stream.


Homicide Thriller

Sort: TV Collection
Launched on Netflix: July 4th, 2019
Metric introduced: July 11th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 73,000,000 (70% metric) – 83,000,000 (2 minute metric)
Share of Subscribers: 48.17%

The Adam Sandler film which was his finest performing one on Netflix up to now. Within the first three days, 13.Four million views got here from accounts within the US and Canada and 17.5 million worldwide. Seventy-three million households in complete watched Homicide Thriller within the first month.

Homicide Thriller – Adam Sandler’s largest Netflix film up to now


At all times Be My Possibly

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: Might 31st, 2019
Metric introduced: July 17th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 32,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 20.21%

The Ali Wong and Randall Park comedy may possible attribute a few of its success because of the memes surrounding the cameo of Keanu Reeves. By no means the much less, it’s one other well-liked romantic comedy that noticed almost one in 5 subscribers on the time watch. The determine represents the primary month’s price of viewing.


When They See Us (Restricted Collection)

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: Might 31st, 2019
Metric introduced: July 17th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 25,000,000 on old metric31,000,000 on new metric
Share of Subscribers: 15.79%

Ava Duvernay’s groundbreaking restricted sequence concerning the Central Park 5 scored large with audiences when it launched in Might 2019. The quantity above represents the primary month of figures. We must also be aware Netflix mentioned “most-watched sequence within the U.S. every single day since by way of no less than June 12”.

In a later report, we discovered that a number of the areas that notably loved When They See Us together with the UK, Eire, Benelux international locations and Africa.

When They See Us – Netflix Restricted Collection


Lifeless To Me (Season 1)

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: Might third, 2019
Metric introduced: July 17th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 30,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 18.95%

The debut black comedy sequence starring Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini struck a chord early on with Netflix watchers around the globe.  The 30 million determine refers back to the first month of households globally.


The Good Date

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: April 12th, 2019
Metric introduced: July 17th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 48,000,000 (70% metric) – 55,000,000 (2 minute metric)
Share of Subscribers: 30.32%

Noah Centineo has been in fairly a couple of of Netflix’s large romantic comedy films geared toward teenagers and there’s an excellent motive too. The Good Date was an enormous score draw which just about 50 million folks watching the film within the first month of launch.


Our Planet (Restricted Collection)

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: April fifth, 2019
Metric introduced: July 17th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 33,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 20.84%

Netflix’s first large foray into the character docuseries style began in April 2019 and primarily based on the very fact a fifth of Netflix’s subscriber base watched it worldwide inside a month, you might say it went fairly nicely.


The Highwaymen

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: March 29th, 2019
Metric introduced: April 16th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 40,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 26.39%

Regardless of blended opinions, this era biographical drama nonetheless scored over 40 million viewers. On the time, that was virtually 1 / 4 of all the subscriber base within the first month.


Triple Frontier

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: March 13th, 2019
Metric introduced: April 16th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 52,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 34.31%

Worldwide and viewing figures for the primary 30 days. The motion hit for Netflix featured an all-star solid and is at present, in accordance with the launched metrics no less than, the third most-watched film.


Umbrella Academy (Season 1)

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: February 15th, 2019
Metric introduced: April 16th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 45,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 29.69%

Till Umbrella Academy, Netflix’s superhero sequence output was fully reliant on Marvel. Umbrella Academy‘s sweeping success proves that Netflix can promote superhero content material that isn’t from Marvel or DC. This determine was the primary month of viewing.


Intercourse Training (Season 1)

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: January 11th, 2019
Metric introduced: January 17th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 40,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 28.72%

This shocking sequence rapidly discovered a worldwide viewers a month into airing with its improbable solid and quirky storyline.


You (Season 1)

Sort: Collection
Launched on Netflix: December 26th, 2019
Metric introduced: January 17th, 2019
Variety of viewers: 40,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 28.72%

The present’s big rise in viewership demonstrates the facility of Netflix in comparison with its community counterparts. In truth, the NYTimes solely attributed the success of the present because of the facility of the platform.


Hen Field

Sort: Film
Launched on Netflix: December 21st, 2018
Metric introduced: December 30th, 2018
Variety of viewers: 45,000,000 first 7 days (70%), 80 million projected (70%), 89,000,000 confirmed (2 minutes)
Share of Subscribers: 57.45%

Hen Field is Netflix’s finest performing film or TV sequence up to now. It’s no shock both. The complete month of December and January 2019 was simply stuffed with Hen Field memes and press.


Elite (Season 1)

Sort: TV Collection
Launched on Netflix: October fifth, 2018
Metric introduced: January 17th, 2018
Variety of viewers: 20,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 14.36%

The second Spanish sequence on this listing was an enormous hit in Spanish language international locations however very similar to Cash Heist has translated nicely into different areas of Netflix too.


Fyre: The Best Get together That By no means Occurred

Sort: Documentary
Launched on Netflix: September 18th, 2018
Metric introduced: January 17th, 2018
Variety of viewers: 20,000,000
Share of Subscribers: 14.36%

Apart from Orange is the New Black, the Fyre Competition documentary is the oldest title on Netflix listing and represents the primary title Netflix launched its imprecise viewing stats for.


In the event you’d wish to see our full spreadsheet of figures, please refer to our Google Docs here.

The one title we haven’t included above is the truth that Orange is the New Black was introduced to have been began by 105 million accounts. That roughly represents each 2 in Three folks with a Netflix account.

A few of the earliest anecdotal knowledge proof got here in April 2013 when Reed Hastings famous that Hemlock Grove’s viewership was higher than House of Cards.

In the event you’re searching for some extra evaluation on a number of the newer viewing stats and tips on how to learn into them, the Entertainment Strategy Guy has you covered.

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