Netflix Reveal Its Most-Streamed Original Shows
— Updated on 30 July 2021

Netflix Reveal Its Most-Streamed Original Shows

— Updated on 30 July 2021
John McMahon
John McMahon

Streaming giant Netflix has revealed its top 10 most-watched original productions from the past 12 months.

An analytical report from The New York Times released the figures, which Netflix usually keeps pretty close to its chest, revealing viewer numbers for its most popular original shows.

From it’s 150 million-plus subscribers, 64 million views were clocked up watching Stranger Things, which rocketed ahead of its next closest rival, Umbrella Academy, with 45 million views.

Spanish heist drama and BH office favourite La Casa de Papel (or Money Heist in English) made the top 10 list as the third most-watched original. Check out the top 10 list below.

1. Stranger Things – 64 million views
2. Umbrella Academy – 45 million views
3. La Casa de Papel aka Money Heist – 44 million views
4. You – 40 million views
5. Sex Education – 40 million views
6. Our Planet – 33 million views
7. Unbelievable – 32 million views
8. Dead to Me – 30 million views
9. When They See Us – 25 million views
10. Elite – 20 million views

If you didn’t already know, Netflix also put more than US$1 dollar per subscriber into making Martin Scorsese’s gangster flick The Irishman.

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John McMahon
John McMahon is a founding member of the Boss Hunting team who honed his craft by managing content across website and social. Now, he's the publication's General Manager and specialises in bringing brands to life on the platform.


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