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Queen Charlotte continues reign at Netflix #1

May 17, 2023

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story continued its reign in the #1 spot on Netflix’s English TV List with 158.68 million hours viewed in the week commencing May 8th, appearing in the Top 10 in 91 countries. With 307 million total hours viewed, the series has quickly amassed more than 47 million views (307 million hours viewed divided by 6.49 runtime hours) since its May 4th debut.

Netflux viewers have fully embraced the Bridgertonverse with Seasons 1 and 2 of Bridgerton also re-entering the list with 23.88 million hours and 17.25 million hours viewed, respectively.

On the English Films List, Jennifer Lopez’s action thriller The Mother topped the charts as the #1 opening weekend for a Netflix film in 2023 with 83.71 million hours viewed. Directed by Niki Caro, the film was #1 in 84 countries with nearly 43 million views (83.71 million hours viewed divided by 1.96 runtime hours).  

Joining Queen Charlotte on the English TV side, Season 2 of Firefly Lane (31.9 million hours viewed) and Seasons 1 and 2 of Sweet Tooth (11.01 million hours viewed and 27.61 million hours viewed), The Night Agent (20.34 million hours viewed), and The Diplomat (18.37 million hours viewed) returned to the list. New to the list were docuseries Missing: Dead or Alive with 23.95 million hours viewed and Queen Cleopatra with 20.18 million hours viewed. 

Post-apocalyptic action series Black Knight debuted atop the Non-English TV List with 31.22 million hours viewed. Returning favourites also dominated the list, including Korean dramas Doctor Cha and The Good Bad Mother, Turkish drama The Tailor, Seasons 1 and 2 of Colombian drama The Marked Heart, Japanese drama Sanctuary, Season 2 of Spanish drama Welcome to Eden and Danish thriller The Nurse

Political satire ¡Que viva México! entered the Non-English Films List in the #1 spot with 19.46 million hours viewed along with Norwegian drama Royalteen: Princess Margrethe with 6.08 million hours viewed. French action-adventure AKA, which moved into the #5 spot on the Most Popular List with 98.51 million total hours viewed, Thai thriller Hunger, Mexican comedy Queens on the Run, German Academy Award winner All Quiet on the Western Front and Korean action Kill Boksoon closed out the list. 

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