When “Heartstopper” season 2 punctuated its entrance on Netflix on Aug. 3, the virtual airwaves buzzed with anticipation. The heartbeat of countless Netflix enthusiasts raced, rekindling their fervor for Nick and Charlie. Clocking in at a commendable 6.1 million views, its performance within the July 31-Aug. 6 viewing window reveals a narrative of unwavering dedication, vying for prominence amidst an ever-evolving Netflix tableau.
While Nick and Charlie’s re-emergence remains the talk of many households, a familiar contender, “The Lincoln Lawyer,” pivots its narrative back into focus. The legal drama’s second season seized the No. 1 spot with the release of its second part. With this strategic release, its viewership soared to 6.7 million for that week alone, aggregating an impressive 23.3 million views for the entire season. Drenched in riveting courtroom sequences spanning 8.11 hours, fans have invested a whopping 55.2 million hours. It’s worth noting that its freshman season too, didn’t shy away, clinching the No. 6 berth with 2.1 million eager eyes.
Now, looking beyond the courtroom and into the arcane terrains, “The Witcher” season 3 found its majestic stride slightly faltering. Despite initially grasping the elusive No. 1 mantle post the second part’s release, its splendor slightly diminished, settling for the third berth. However, amassing 5.4 million views in its sixth week and totaling at 53.1 million views since its June 29 premiere, it remains a formidable presence, continually overshadowing “Sweet Magnolias” season 3, whose fleeting dance at the top remains a memorable stint.
Swiveling towards matters of the heart, the romantic potboiler – “Sweet Magnolias” season 3 – continued to enamor with 2.9 million views in its third week, accumulating a viewership of 24.8 million hours, a testament to its lingering allure.
Not to be outdone, the unscripted sphere presents its own tales of traction. “How to Become a Cult Leader” has burgeoned into a surprise favorite, marking its territory at No. 5 with 2.3 million captivated views. Meanwhile, the simmering appeal of “Too Hot to Handle” Season 5, despite releasing its concluding episodes, experienced a slight temperature drop, nestling at No. 8. Yet, its draw remains undeniable, sharing its 1.9 million view spotlight with the intriguing “Fatal Seduction,” settled comfortably at seventh place.
Rounding out our list, the family segments are led by “Om Nom Stories” and “Cocomelon” Season 8. These animated ventures, drawing 1.7 and 1.6 million views respectively, reinforce the diverse palette that Netflix’s Top 10 offers, catering to aficionados of all ages.
See Netflix’s Top 10 lists for the week of July 31-Aug. 6 below, beginning with English-language series and followed by non-English-language TV shows, English-language movies and then non-English-language movies.
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