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The Top 10 Most-Watched Shows And Movies On Netflix UK & Ireland In April

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10:49 15 May 2019


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Netflix releases statistics for the first time

Netflix is famous for being secretive about its stats and viewing figures.

However, last week the streaming service made a move towards transparency.

A tweet from the Netflix UK & Ireland Twitter account began, 'From next Wednesday we’ll bring you WEEKLY top 10 lists.'

To compile the lists Netflix looks at the most-watched shows, films and specials.

They consider a show or film as 'watched' if a viewer finishes at least 70%.

TV Series

To launch the new initiative Netflix released lists for April 2019.

Coming as a surprise to some users, Black Summer was the most-watched TV show.

For those who aren't familiar it's an American zombie apocalypse drama that premiered last month.

Ricky Gervais' After Life came in second with Riverdale and Brooklyn Nine-Nine make the top 10.

  1. Black Summer
  2. After Life
  3. Riverdale
  4. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
  5. Star Trek: Discovery
  6. Lunatics
  7. Bodyguard
  8. Santa Clarita Diet
  9. Bonding
  10. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Films

Noah Centineo's The Perfect Date was the most-watched movie in April.

Baywatch came in at number seven with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at number eight.

  1. The Perfect Date
  2. The Highwaymen
  3. The Silence
  4. The Spy Who Dumped Me
  5. Someone Great
  6. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  7. Baywatch
  8. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
  9. Sniper: Ultimate Kill
  10. Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Overall

The overall most watched piece of content on Netflix in April was David Attenborough's Our Planet. 

Riverdale and Chilling Adventures of Sabrina were two of the four shows that made the list.

Popular movies included The Highwaymen starring Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson and The Silence starring Kiernan Shipka.

Bear Gryll's choose your own adventure show You vs. Wild was number 10.

  1. Our Planet
  2. The Perfect Date
  3. The Highwaymen
  4. The Silence
  5. Black Summer
  6. After Life
  7. The Spy Who Dumped Me
  8. Riverdale
  9. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
  10. You vs. Wild

Netflix then broke down those lists further by revealing the most watched documentaries, reality TV shows and non-English language shows.

Documentaries

  1. Our Planet
  2. The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
  3. Homecoming: A film by Beyoncé
  4. The Legend of Cocaine Island
  5. Street Food
  6. The Investigator: A British Crime Story
  7. Formula 1: Drive To Survive
  8. Roman Empire
  9. One Strange Rock
  10. Top 10 Secrets and Mysteries

Reality TV Shows

  1. You vs. Wild
  2. RuPaul's Drag Race
  3. RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked!
  4. Queer Eye
  5. Selling Sunset
  6. Impractical Jokers
  7. Sugar Rush
  8. Tidying Up with Marie Kondo
  9. Love Island
  10. American Idol

Non-English Language Shows

  1. Quicksand
  2. The Ruthless
  3. Osmosis
  4. EkLadki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga
  5. Delhi Crime
  6. Mirage
  7. Bitter Daisies
  8. A Fortunate Man
  9. Burn Out
  10. The Protector

Netflix are due to release last week's top 10 most-watched list today.

In the meantime here's a list of everything new to Netflix this May.

Cover photo: YouTube


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