“Suits” has been the most-streamed title of the week for the 15th time, per Nielsen’s weekly streaming rankings. Each of these wins has been consecutive save for one, when the long-concluded USA show was dethroned by “Virgin River,” thanks to its summer debut on Netflix after previously streaming only on Peacock.
Second place went to “Grey’s Anatomy.” The medical drama often makes the chart as a result of frequent rewatching, but it saw larger viewership than usual during the Oct. 2-8 window, reaching 1 billion minutes watched for the first time since 2020.
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“Haunted Mansion” took third place. The movie debuted on Disney+ on Oct. 4 and was watched for 992 billion minutes in its first five days of streaming availability, having premiered in theaters in July. It was followed by another movie: “Reptile,” which debuted at No. 6 with 740 million minutes watched last week before shooting up to fourth place with 838 million minutes watched this week. “Haunted Mansion” and “Reptile” dethroned the previously most-watched streaming movie: “Elemental,” which dropped from fourth place to ninth on the overall streaming chart with 621 million minutes watched between Oct. 2 and Oct. 8, its third full week of streaming availability.
In the No. 5 position was “Love Is Blind” with 821 million minutes watched after the debut of Season 5 landed it in third place the week before. This viewing window included the release of the seasons eighth and ninth episodes, with two episodes still to come on the chart. “Love Is Blind” was the only streaming original to make the chart during this window, with all other Top 10 titles being acquired.
Besides “Elemental,” the bottom half of the chart was taken up by Nielsen frequent flyers: “Bluey” (No. 6 with 701 million minutes), “NCIS” (No. 7 with 666 million minutes), “Gilmore Girls” (No. 8 with 628 million minutes) and “Cocomelon” (No. 10 with 597 million minutes).
Of note on the streaming originals chart is the continued strong performance of “Ahsoka,” which this week landed at No. 2 behind “Love Is Blind” with 575 million minutes watched thanks to the release of its eighth and final episode. Additionally, the Netflix docuseries “Beckham” took fourth place with 519 million minutes watched in its first five days of availability, especially impressive given its short four-episode runtime.
See Nielsen’s list of overall streaming rankings for Oct. 2-8 first, followed by original streaming titles, acquired titles and then films.
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