It’s been another busy week of Netflix shows, thanks in part to the continued success of Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. The limited-edition prequel spinoff launched in early May 2023 and looks set to be one of the top Netflix series of the year.
For the week of May 8-12, Netflix released new shows like Mulligan, Black Knight, Dance Brothers, Queen Cleopatra, And Missing: dead or alive, as well as Queer Eye Season 7 and Ultraman Season 3. But what were the top shows of the week on Netflix?
Each week, Netflix reveals the top 10 Netflix shows and movies, both in English and non-English, along with the number of hours the top titles have been watched worldwide. This week, the royal family retained the crown while many other fan favorites lingered in the rankings.
The 10 best Netflix shows of the week of May 8-14, 2023
Once again, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story ranked number one in the most popular shows rankings, making it on track to potentially make the top 10 most popular English-language Netflix shows of all time. This is in his second week Bridgerton The prequel series shows little sign of slowing down and has even inspired fans to rewatch the dad series.
According to Netflix as part of their Global Top 10 TV Shows (English)These are the most popular Netflix shows of the last week:
- Queen Charlotte (158.68 million hours)
- Firefly Lane season 2 (31.9 million hours)
- sweet tooth season 2 (27.61 million hours)
- Missing: Dead or Alive (23.95 million hours)
- Bridgerton season 1 (23.88 million hours)
- The night agent (20.34 million hours)
- Queen Cleopatra (20.18 million hours)
- The diplomat (18.37 million hours)
- Bridgerton season 2 (17.25 million hours)
- sweet tooth season 1 (11.01 million hours)
Queen Charlotte conquered the summit by a landslide and surpassed it Number of viewers on the debut weekend Number of 148.28 million hours watched. The limited series has now been viewed almost 307 million times since its release on May 4th and has ranked in the top 10 in over 90 countries. What’s more, Bridgerton Also, both seasons landed in the top 10 this week as fans gear up for the release of season three later this year.
The top 10 ranking for the week includes three series that have already been renewed for new seasons. sweet tooth received an extension for a third and final season (which has already been filmed and will be released in 2024) shortly after the release of the second season. In the meantime, The night agent And The diplomat continue to dominate with the promise of a second season for both fan-loved shows.
Elsewhere in the top 10 of the week: Firefly Lane’The final episodes of Kate and Tully continue to make fans weep over Kate and Tully’s bittersweet goodbye, and two documentaries are leaving their mark. True crime series Missing: Dead or Alive performed well with four episodes, while other documentaries Queen Cleopatra debuted in seventh place in its first week.
Which of this week’s top 10 Netflix shows was your favorite? What’s next on your watch list? Share your choices in the comments!