Netflix Shuts Out Amazon Prime Video in Nielsen’s Inaugural Ranking of Weekly Top 10 Streaming Shows

”The Umbrella Academy“ led the way, but every other show aired on another network first

Nielsen’s inaugural weekly streaming Top 10 list was dominated by Netflix. Outside of “The Umbrella Academy,” the rest were shows that Netflix acquired to fill out its library and have either finished their runs or air new episodes somewhere else.

Netflix’s adaptation of Gerard Way’s Dark Horse-published comic book series ranked No. 1 for the week of Aug. 3, 2020 through Aug. 9, 2020, with 3.011 billion (yes, Billion) minutes consumed on the streaming platform. Counted in this study are all U.S. TV (so, no laptops, mobile devices) viewers ages 2 and older on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

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Tony Maglio

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Tim Baysinger

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