Netflix Top 20 Global TV Hits: May 2024

Bridgerton delivers half a billion viewing hours for Netflix in May

Shondaland’s “Bridgerton: S3” topped our May 2024 ranking of Global TV Hits on Netflix, despite launching mid-month with only 4 episodes currently available. Viewers also binged on prior seasons and the spinoff “Queen Charlotte”, bringing the franchise’s total viewing hours to half a billion worldwide.

Netflix is holding back the last four episodes of Bridgerton: S3 for mid-June, a strategy they have used with other big series to extend the time they spend in the cultural zeitgeist. (For more, see our May 28 newsletter, covering Netflix’s full-year 2023 viewership including our “hamster wheel” chart).

Korean drama “Queen of Tears” (Studio Dragon/Culture Depot) and buzzy hit Baby Reindeer (Clerkenwell), last month’s #1 and #2 shows, retained and gained viewers, respectively Top new entries this month include Hindi drama “Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar” (#6), David E. Kelley’s drama “A Man In Full” (#8) and special The Roast of Tom Brady (#10) (HartBeat/199/Casey Patterson)...

To read the rest of this article and other insights, subscribe to our email list

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
ACCESS ARTICLE
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.