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Queen Charlotte at Netflix #1 for a third week

May 24, 2023

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story kept hold of the Netflix #1 spot on the English TV List in the week commencing May 15th, pulling in an additional 82.39 million hours viewed and appearing in the Top 10 in 89 countries.

Fans found their match with To All the Boys spinoff series XO, Kitty, which debuted at #2 the English TV List with 72.1 million hours viewed. Starring Anna Cathcart off on her own big adventure in Seoul, South Korea, the YA rom-com had over 14 million views (72.1 million hours viewed divided by 5.08 runtime hours) and appeared in the Top 10 in 90 countries. Season 6 of Selling Sunset, which had 22.78 million hours viewed, and limited doc series McGregor Forever with 20.85 million hours viewed both came out swinging, making the list in their debut weeks. Returning favourites included Season 2 of Firefly Lane, Seasons 1 and 2 of Bridgerton, The Night Agent, Season 2 of Sweet Tooth and docuseries Missing: Dead or Alive

For the second week in a row, The Mother topped the English Films List with 94.42 million hours viewed, making it the most viewed title of the week. The action-thriller now has over 90 million views (178.1 million hours viewed divided by 1.96 runtime hours). The Anna Nicole Smith: You Don’t Know Me film also made the list with 15.65 million hours viewed.

Dutch psychological thriller Faithfully Yours debuted on the list with 29.06 million hours viewed. Returning titles dominated the list including political satire ¡Que viva México!, French action-adventure AKA, now in the #4 spot on the Most Popular List with 107.63 million total hours viewed, and Norwegian drama Royalteen: Princess Margrethe. New entrants on the list included French family film Astérix & Obélix: The Middle Kingdom and Hindi-language dramedy Kathal – A Jackfruit Mystery

On the Non-English TV side, Korean post-apocalyptic action series Black Knight topped the list with 35.11 million hours viewed. Spanish drama Muted entered the list with 35.1M million hours viewed. Korean dramas Doctor Cha and The Good Bad Mother, Turkish drama The Tailor, Seasons 1 and 2 of Colombian drama The Marked Heart all made return appearances. Rounding out the list was Season 2 of Spanish drama Welcome to Eden. 

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