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Narcos takes the top spot as most popular digital series in the US

Top Digital Originals from Parrot Analytics

Narcos is back and it's better than ever. The series caught up to Stranger Things and has already been picked up for two more seasons. Here are the full insights from Parrot Analytics.

For September 1st-7th, 2016 - Top 5 Digital Original Series in the US and Average Demand Expressions™:

  1. Stranger Things, Netflix: 38,826,673
  2. Narcos, Netflix: 26,989,172
  3. The Get Down, Netflix: 8,058,489
  4. Orange Is The New Black, Netflix: 7,980,896
  5. Fuller House, Netflix: 4,662,137

Insights from Parrot:

  • Stranger Things remains the most in-demand digital original series, but Narcos caught up to it after its second season was released on September 2nd.

  • Stranger Things also outpaced all other series on various platforms as it became the first ever digital original series to be the #1 most popular show overall in the US last week. See more

  • The Get Down has less than a third of Narcos' average demand. While it began the week with more demand than Orange is the New Black, it declined to end the week below the older show, which has already reached a stable level of demand

  • Steady demand kept Orange is the New Black and Fuller House in the top five this week, but Narcos replaced House of Cards on the list

Parrot Analytics is a data science company that empowers media companies, brands and agencies to understand global audience demand for television content. Wielding the world’s largest audience behavior data sets, the company has developed the world’s only global cross-platform, country-specific audience demand measurement system. For more insights visit

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