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These are the 10 biggest TV shows on Netflix right now

Simone Ashley and Jonathan Bailey in Bridgerton season 2
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Netflix announced, in November 2021, that it would be publishing a weekly list (opens in new tab) detailing its most popular TV shows over a seven-day period – and it's proven a great way to gauge what the world is watching at any given time.

Ranking titles based on weekly hours viewed – i.e. the total number of hours subscribers globally watched each title between Monday and Sunday of the previous week – Netflix regularly shares four separate lists; two for movies (English and Non-English) and two for TV shows (English and Non-English). 

It's also worth noting that the streamer considers each season of a given series as standalone entities, so you might see two of seasons of the best Netflix shows make the cut in the same week. That is, if they're popular enough, of course. 

Below, we’ve rounded up the 10 most popular English-speaking TV shows on the streamer this past week. We've also collated the biggest Netflix movies, too, if you're interested in checking out the best feature-length offerings on the streamer right now. 


1. Bridgerton season 2

Anthony Bridgerton seems sad as a trio of women look on in Bridgerton season 2

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Release date: March 25, 2022
Hours viewed: 115.75 million
Weeks in Top 10: 3

2. The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On

Poster for The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On

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Release date: April 6, 2022
Hours viewed: 43.71 million
Weeks in Top 10: 1

3. Bridgerton season 1

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Release date: December 25, 2020
Hours viewed: 35.76 million
Weeks in Top 10: 3

4. Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story

A poster for Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story

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Release date: April 6, 2022
Hours viewed: 17.7 million
Weeks in Top 10: 1

5. Inventing Anna

Inventing Anna

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Release date: February 11, 2022
Hours viewed: 17.32 million
Weeks in Top 10: 9

6. Better Call Saul season 5

Better Call Saul: Season 6

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Release date: February 23, 2020
Hours viewed: 15.17 million
Weeks in Top 10: 1

7. Is It Cake?

A knife cutting through a burger cake in Is It Cake?

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Release date: March 18, 2022
Hours viewed: 14.76 million
Weeks in Top 10: 3

8. Super PupZ

Promotional poster for Super PupZ

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Release date: March 31, 2022
Hours viewed: 13.77 million
Weeks in Top 10: 1

9. The Last Kingdom season 5

Poster for The Last Kingdom

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Release date: March 9, 2022
Hours viewed: 12.97 million
Weeks in Top 10: 5

10. CoComelon season 5

Promotional poster for CoComelon

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Release date: February, 2022
Hours viewed: 12.63 million
Weeks in Top 10: 1

Axel Metz
Axel Metz

Axel is a London-based staff writer at TechRadar, reporting on everything from the latest Tesla models to newest movies as part of the site's daily news output. Having previously written for publications including Esquire and FourFourTwo, Axel is well-versed in the applications of technology beyond the desktop, and a degree in English Literature means he can occasionally be spotted slipping Hemingway quotes into stories about electric sports cars.