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3 Body Problem at Netflix #1

April 3, 2024

3 Body Problem, the sci-fi series from David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, and Alexander Woo, claimed the top spot on Netflix’s English TV List in the week commencing March 25th with 15.6 million views and was the most-watched title of the week. Making their list debuts were the docudrama Testament: The Story of Moses in second (13.5 million views), Season 2 of reality series Buying Beverly Hills in eighth place (1.9 million views), and stand-up special Dave Attell: Hot Cross Buns in tenth (1.5 million views). It was a crime wave in the third and fourth spots with The Gentlemen, Guy Ritchie’s aristocratic gangster series, clocking 7.8 million views and docuseries Homicide: New York racking up 4.7 million views. Animated kids series had a strong showing on the list, with Season 9 of Gabby’s Dollhouse claiming sixth place (2.3 million views), Bad Dinosaurs taking seventh (2 million views), and Hot Wheels Let’s Race skidding into ninth (1.9 million views). Avatar: The Last Airbender spent its sixth week on the list in fifth place with 7.8 million views.  

South African action thriller Heart of the Hunter shot to #1 on the English Films List with 11 million  views. Leading ladies returned for another strong week on the list. Lindsay Lohan’s romantic comedy Irish Wish left fans breathless at #2 (10.5 million views). Millie Bobby Brown’s action fantasy Damsel was crowned #3 (10.3 million views). And Regina King’s Shirley, which tells the story of Shirley Chisholm and her trailblazing US presidential run, made its way to #6 (4.1 million views). Elsewhere, the animated film The Casagrandes Movie held firm at #5 with 4.3 million views. 

Gritty thriller The Wages of Fear (France) debuted atop the Non-English Films List with 11 million views. Other new list entrants included the quirky comedy No Pressure (Poland) in second place with 9.5 million views and the heartfelt drama Rest In Peace (Argentina) in fourth place with 9.5 million views.

Korean series had another strong week, claiming #1 and #2 on the Non-English TV List. Limited series Queen of Tears clocked 4.6 million views and Season 2 of the reality competition series Physical: 100 claimed 4.2 million views. 

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