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Netflix report reveals cultural impact of The Crown

To mark the final season of The Crown, Netflix has released The Crown: Behind the Streams, a report celebrating the cultural, community and economic impact of the multi-award-winning show that has sparked a global conversation — and put quintessentially British landmarks, traditions and even music front and centre of what people around the world are […]

December 15, 2023

Leave the World Behind at Netflix #1

Leave the World Behind, the new apocalyptic thriller from director Sam Esmail starring Julia Roberts, Ethan Hawke and Mahershala Ali, Myha’la, debuted at #1 on Netflix’s English Films List with 41.7 million views, making it the most watched title in the week commencing December 4th. Family films proved popular in the week; Family Switch, the […]

December 13, 2023

The Killer stays at Netflix #1

David Fincher’s critically acclaimed thriller, The Killer, took the top spot on Netflix’s Top English film list for the second week in a row with 22.3 million views, making it the most viewed title in the week commencing November 13th. Subscribers rang in the holiday season with Best.Christmas.Ever!, the new holiday film starring Brandy, Jason […]

November 22, 2023

NFTS, Left Bank Pictures launch UK writers development programme

In a concerted effort to promote a more inclusive and diverse British film and television industry, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) has announce the launch of a new UK writers development programme, in partnership with Left Bank Pictures.  Kicking off from March 2024, the newly formed NFTS Diverse Writers Development Programme will select […]

October 2, 2023

The Crown continues reign as Netflix #1

The Crown continued its Netflix reign for another week coming in #1 on the English TV List with 84.31 million hours viewed, making it the most viewed title for the week beginning November 14th. Season 5 of the fictional royal drama, inspired by real events, appeared in the Top 10 in 86 countries. Creators Baran […]

November 23, 2022

Survey: 30% of Brits plan to watch The Crown s5

Over 13 million Brits plan on tuning in to watch season 5 of The Crown when it launches on Netflix on November 9th according to a survey by Momentive. The research also shows that Brits are split evenly between those who think Netflix should (43 per cent) and should not (44 per cent) have postponed […]

November 7, 2022

Dahmer debuts at #1 on Netflix Top 10

Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story debuted atop Netflix’s English TV List with 196.2 million hours viewed, making it the most viewed title for the week beginning September 19th. Created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, the limited drama series was in the Top 10 in 92 countries. Fans flocked to new romances and […]

September 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Data: Surge in viewing for Netflix’s The Crown

Netflix’s historical drama series The Crown saw a sharp increase in viewership this past weekend, following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, according to data from Whip Media. Key points from the data include:  Views increased exponentially for the show between September 9th and September 11th; In the UK, the show’s viewership increased more than […]

September 13, 2022

Survey: Helen Mirren voted best on-screen Queen

Dame Helen Mirren has beaten off competition including Olivia Colman, Claire Foy and Julie Walters to be named Britain’s favourite on-screen Queen Elizabeth II, according to research from connectivity provider TalkTalk. Mirren’s performance as Queen Elizabeth II in 2006 movie The Queen was chosen by two thirds (66 per cent) of Brits as their favourite […]

May 31, 2022

Analysis: Netflix Originals as popular as major movies

Research from Ampere Analysis comparing content popularity ratings from different distributors and commissioners has estimated that roughly a quarter of titles released in the last five years expected to achieve long term popularity are Netflix Originals – matching Disney and WarnerMedia in producing valuable longer-term content. For this analysis, Ampere has used its proprietary Critical […]

September 13, 2021By Colin Mann