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The Sandman keeps #1 spot on Netflix Top 10

August 17, 2022

By Nik Roseveare

The Sandman stayed atop the English TV List with 127.5 million hours viewed, making it the most viewed title in the week beginning August 8th. Based on the celebrated DC comics from Neil Gaiman, the dark fantasy series appeared in the Top 10 in 93 countries.

Season 3 of Never Have I Ever debuted at #2 with 55.01 million hours viewed and within the Top 10 in 81 countries. The third and final season of Locke & Key, anothr adaptation of a best-selling comic book series, had 38.44 million hours viewed. Coming in the fourth spot was Stranger Things 4 with 35.31 million hours viewed. Season 4 of Virgin River continued to pull in viewers with 29.55 million hours viewed. Docu-series, I Just Killed My Dad, had 26.19 million hours viewed whilst limited series Keep Breathing remained on the list with 20.92 million hours viewed. 

Viewers sunk their teeth into J.J. Perry’s directorial debut, Day Shift. Starring Jamie Foxx and Dave Franco; the vampire comedy was #1 on the English Films List with 56.51 million hours viewed and was on the Top 10 in 93 countries. Heartwarming drama Purple Hearts came in #2 with 46.37 million hours viewed. Action movie The Gray Man had 21.16 million hours viewed. In its fourth week, the film also cracked the top 5 on the Most Popular list landing in the #4 spot with 245.09 million hours viewed. Rom-com Wedding Season had 19.01 million hours viewed in its second week on the list. The Sea Beast anchored into the sixth spot with 10.85 million hours viewed. 

In its second week, Korean action-adventure Carter remained in the #1 spot on the non-English Films List with 26.67 million hours viewed and in the Top 10 in 92 countries. New entrants on the list included Spanish thriller Code Name: Emperor (9.71 million hours viewed), Argentinian documentary Bank Robbers: The Last Great Heist (6.61 million hours viewed) and Turkish romantic comedy Heartsong (2.5 millio hours viewed). Viewers came back for Indian dark comedy Darlings (13.96 million hours viewed), Mexican comedy Don’t Blame Karma! (5.42 million hours viewed), German horror Blood Red Sky (3.54 million hours viewed), Argentinian thriller Recurrence (2.88 million hours viewed) and Indian action-adventure RRR (2.32 million hours viewed). 

After six weeks on the non-English TV List, Extraordinary Attorney Woo topped the list with an additional 69.36 million hours viewed. The South Korean drama also entered the Most Popular list at #8 with 288.62 million hours viewed. Turkish romantic drama Another Self (21.99 million hours viewed), K-drama Alchemy of Souls (17.84 million hours viewed), Seasons 1 & 2 of Brazilian drama Good Morning Verônica (9.42 million hours viewed and 12.63 million hours viewed, respectively) and Spanish romantic drama Alba (11.67 million hours viewed) all returned to the list. Meanwhile, a new Korean thriller, A Model Family, had 7.06 million hours viewed. 

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