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The Witcher Season 3 at Netflix #1

August 2, 2023

The Witcher Season 3 topped Netflix’s English TV List following the release of Volume 2 with 7.8 million views in the week commencing July 24th. To date, Season 3 has amassed 47.7 million views since premiering on June 29th. Sweet Magnolias Season 3 took the #2 spot with 5.3 million views. More fan-favourites made return appearances, with Season 5 of Too Hot to Handle coming in at #3 (3.2 million views), Season 2 of The Lincoln Lawyer at #4 (3 million views) and Survival of the Thickest at #5 (2.2 million views). Quarterback returned for a three-peat taking the #7 spot, followed by Fatal Seduction at #8 and Mark Norman: Soup to Nuts at #9. 

The German dystopian sci-fi thriller Paradise debuted atop the Non-English Films List with 8.1 million views, edging out previous chart-topper Bird Box Barcelona, which came in at #2 with 6 million views. Korean sports comedy Dream scored third place with 4.8 million views. Mexico took the #4 and #5 spots with The (Almost) Legends (2.9 million views) and the true crime documentary The Lady of Silence: The Mataviejitas Murders (2.1 million views), respectively. Turkish romantic comedy Love Tactics 2 came in at #6 with 1.8M views and the French drama Gold Brick landed at #10 with 1.1 million views. 

The French action-thriller AKA climbed to #4 on the Most Popular Non-English Films List with 60.9 million views to date.

On the English Films List, Miraculous: Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Movie made its Top 10 debut at #2 with 12.2 million views, while the sci-fi comedy They Cloned Tyrone camein at #3 with 11.1 million views. Other new entrants included the rom-com Happiness for Beginners starring Ellie Kemper (9.3 million views), the true crime documentary Missing: The Lucie Blackman Case (7.6 million views) and the space documentary Unknown: Cosmic Time Machine (5.2 million views), which took the #4, #5 and #7 spots respectively. Meanwhile, returning favourites The Out-Laws (5.5 million views), The Deepest Breath (3.5 million views) and Extraction 2 (2.9 million views) took #6, #9 and #10, respectively. 

Fans pushed the Season 4 debut of the Brazilian YA drama Sintonia to the top of the Non-English TV List with 6.4 million views. Other new entrants on the list included Season 2 of Japanese series Baki Hanma, (6 million views), Spanish romantic-comedy A Perfect Story (3.2 million views), Season 2 of Korean drama D.P. (2.8 million views) and suspenseful Turkish drama The Tailor (2.5 million views). The Korean romantic-comedy King the Land (4 million views), Japanese anime My Happy Marriage (2.7 million views) and Japanese drama Burn the House Down (2 million views) all returned to the list. 

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