Netflix Will Experiment with Showing Subscribers Top 10 Popular Film and TV Lists

Published on Apr 16, 2019

Rare is the Netflix subscriber who hasn’t at least once logged into an account and been struck by minutes, if not hours, of indecision.

A new feature, which the streaming service announced in its quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, could point subscribers to a list of most popular films and series to help make their choices. These proposed Top 10 lists are planned to be deployed as a test in the UK before potentially being expanded in other territories.

These collections of most-watched programming might help give additional context to the platform’s unveiling of selective viewership numbers, which continued to be released as part of Tuesday’s report. Following up previous assertions surrounding the number of viewers for “You” after it landed on the platform and three-week totals for its original film “Bird Box,” Netflix claimed that 52 million households had viewed its new film “Triple Frontier” in its first month of availability.

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Author: Steve Greene