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Bridgerton continues reign at Netflix #1

May 29, 2024

Part 1 of Season 3 of Shonda Rhimes’ Bridgerton held onto #1 on Netflix’s English TV List for the second week in a row in the week commencing May 20th, with 25.3 million views. Additionally Season 1 of the series rose to #2 (6.4 million views) and Season 2 to #4 (5.3 million views), whilst Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story took the #8 spot (3.1 million views). Part 2 of Season 3 is set launch on June 13th.

Jennifer Lopez’ Atlas debuted atop the English Films List with 28.2 million views, making it the most-watched title of the week. The sci-fi thriller, which also stars Simu Liu and Sterling K Brown, reached the Top 10 in 93 countries.

Richard Gadd’s breakout series Baby Reindeer continued its strong run on the English TV List, taking fifth place in its seventh week with 4.5 million views. Ireland-set mystery-thriller Bodkin, executive produced by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground, claimed ninth place with 1.9 million views. Making their list debuts were the kids animated series Jurassic World: Chaos Theory in sixth place (3.8 million views), the Shane Gillis comedy Tires in seventh (3.8 million views), and the reality series Buying London in tenth place (1.9 million views).

The kids animated film Thelma the Unicorn took #2 spot on the English Films List with 10.7 million views. Mother of the Bride, the romantic comedy starring Brooke Shields, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, and Chad Michael Murray, claimed the #4 spot with 9.3 million views, taking its total views to date to 61.4 million. 

Korean series took three spots on the Non-English TV List. Dark comedy The 8 Show rose to the top spot (4.8 million views), the time travel limited series The Atypical Family came in sixth place (1.6 million views), and the romantic comedy Queen of Tears landed in seventh place in its 12th week on the list (1.3 million views).

New entries on the Non-English Films List included the live-action adaptation of the award-winning Manga Golden Kamuy (Japan), which debuted at #1 with 7.3 million views, and the romantic comedy In Good Hands 2 (Turkey), which landed at #2 with 6.3 million views. Its prequel, In Good Hands, also returned to the list at #8 with 1.6 million views.   

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