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Netflix’s “Cobra Kai” dethroned Disney Plus’ “The Mandalorian” as the most popular original streaming series in the US this week after debuting its third season on January 1.
Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with a list of the nine most in-demand TV shows on streaming services in the US.
The data is based on “demand expressions,” Parrot Analytics’ globally standardized TV-demand measurement unit. Audience demand reflects the desire, engagement, and viewership weighted by importance. The list is ranked by how much more in demand the top series are than the average TV show in the US.
Below are this week’s nine most popular original shows on Netflix and other streaming services:
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9. “The Expanse” (Amazon Prime Video)
Times more in demand than average show: 31.4
Description: “In different parts of the Solar System, the crew of the Rocinante and their allies confront the sins of their past, while Marco Inaros unleashes an attack that will alter the future of Earth, Mars, the Belt, and the worlds beyond the Ring.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score (Season 5): 100%
What critics said: “The emotional stakes are high in The Expanse season 5, and although the action takes a few episodes to really kick in, once things shift into high gear, it’s full speed ahead.” — Den of Geek (Season 5)
Season 5 premiered on Prime Video on December 16. See more insights “The Expanse.”
8. “The Crown” (Netflix)
Times more in demand than average show: 34.3
Description: “This drama follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score (Season 4): 97%
What critics said: “The Crown’s fourth outing is the show back at its best. You may well come to it for the visual feast of Diana and Thatcher, but you’ll leave with lots of food for thought — the mark of great telly.” — Digital Spy (season 4)
Season four premiered on November 15 on Netflix. See more insights for “The Crown.”
7. “Animaniacs” (Hulu)
Times more in demand than average show: 37.3
Description: “They’re back! The Warner brothers, Yakko and Wakko, and the Warner sister Dot, have a great time wreaking havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet. After returning to their beloved home, the Warner Bros. water tower, the siblings waste no time in causing chaos and comic confusion as they run loose through the studio, turning the world into their personal playground. Joining Yakko, Wakko and Dot, fan-favorite characters Pinky and the Brain also return to continue their quest for world domination.”
Rotten Tomatoes critic score (Season 1): 78%
What critics said: “In the world of Animaniacs the best jokes often come in the deep cuts, like one about, of all things, the Oldboy remake.” — RogerEbert.com
Source:: Business Insider