Black Households Lift Netflix’s ‘You People’ to Top of This Week’s Streaming List | Charts

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Netflix’s latest star-packed rom-com “You People” struck gold with audiences last week, earning the No. 1 spot on the streaming charts and knocking “That ’90s Show” down to the fifth most-watched spot, the latest Wrap Report highlights. And Black households really bolstered the movie’s numbers.

Led by legendary comedian Eddie Murphy and Jonah Hill, “You People” drew nearly 3 million households in its first weekend on Netflix, the most viewers for any recent Netflix original movie since last summer’s “The Gray Man,” according to the report, which uses TV viewership trends analyzed from Samba TV’s household panel of over 25 million connected TVs, including both linear and streaming consumption.

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