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The Roast of Tom Brady at Netflix #1

May 15, 2024

The Roast of Tom Brady claimed the #1 spot on Netflix’s English TV List in the week commencing May 6th, racking up 13.8 million views. The comedy special first aired on May 5th as a live event during the Netflix is a Joke Fest. Another live event from the Fest also continued to draw big viewing figures; the inspiring Katt Williams: Woke Foke took the #4 spot for the second week in a row with 4.3 million views.  

Brooke Shields’ new comedy, Mother of the Bride, in which she stars alongside Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove and Chad Michael Murray, debuted atop the English Films List with 26.7 million views. Popping up in second place in its second week was Jerry Seinfeld’s Unfrosted, starring Melissa McCarthy and Hugh Grant, with 8.8M views.

Richard Gadd’s Baby Reindeer continued to captivate viewerss, taking the #2 spot in its fifth week on the English TV List, with 11.4 million views. Ireland-set mystery-thriller Bodkin, executive produced by President Barack Obama and Michelle  Obama’s Higher Ground, made its list debut at #4 with 3.3 million views.

Fans started a drum roll for the upcoming third season of Bridgerton (released May 16th), sending Season 1 to #8 (1.7 million views), and Season 2 to #9 (1.4 million views). Both seasons are already on Netflix’s list of Most Popular TV List (English).

Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar (India), the period drama from BAFTA winner Sanjay Leela Bhansali held the #2 spot on the Non-English TV List for the second week in a row, with 4M views. New list entrants included the romantic drama Thank You, Next (Turkey) at #3 (3.6 million views), the docuseries Cooking Up Murder: Uncovering the Story of César Román (Spain) at #5 (2.2 million views), the time travel limited series The Atypical Family (Korea) at #6 (2 million views), and the reality series Super Rich in Korea (Korea) at #8 (1.1 million views).

Italy claimed two spots on the Non-English Films List. Beautiful Rebel, a biopic charting the life of famed Italian rock star Gianna Nannini, debuted in ninth place (1.3 million views), and the romantic drama The Tearsmith claimed tenth place in its sixth week on the list (1.3 million views)

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