Below are the weekly streaming/video-on-demand (SVOD) ratings for the week ending April 3, 2022. The chart below includes the top 10 original programs, top 10 movies, and top 10 acquired programs from Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and Apple TV+ measured on total minutes of watch-time. The data represents only viewing within the U.S. and comes from Nielsen Media Research.
Netflix's 'Bridgerton' crushed all competition on the streaming platforms in the week ending April 3rd with a huge 3.2 billion minutes of watch-time. This is only the 13th time that a streaming program has logged over 3 billion minutes in a single week since Nielsen began measuring. Bridgerton's total ranks 11th overall, ahead of 'Squid Game' (3.02 billion in the w/e Oct. 10, 2021) and behind 'You' (3.24 billion in the w/e Jan. 5, 2020). The overall record still belongs to 'Tiger King' which had 5.3 billion minutes in the week ending March 29, 2020.
'The Last Kingdom' ranked a far distant second among originals (714 million) while 'Is It Cake?' dipped to third and 'Inventing Anna' held at fourth. Also of note among originals was Disney+'s 'Moon Knight' which debuted with 418 million minutes in its first five days. On the movie-front, 'Encanto' returned to the summit (744 million), outdoing both 'Turning Red' (650 million) & Netflix's 'The Adam Project' (475 million) which had each taken turns atop the chart in the previous weeks. Finally, acquired programming was led by 'NCIS' and 'Cocomelon' - both will well over 600 million minutes.
|Week Ending April 3, 2022|
|THE LAST KINGDOM||NETFLIX||714|
|IS IT CAKE?||NETFLIX||607|
|PIECES OF HER||NETFLIX||294|
|THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL||AMAZON||242|
|THE ADAM PROJECT||NETFLIX||475|
|SHREK FOREVER AFTER||NETFLIX||242|
|TRUST NO ONE: HUNT FOR CRYPTO KING||NETFLIX||139|
|CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN||DISNEY+||139|
|CALL THE MIDWIFE||NETFLIX||304|
Source: Nielsen Media Research