The 10 most popular series on Netflix this week: August 2023
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The 10 most popular series on Netflix this week: August 2023

As another week in August flies by, we take a peek into the most popular series on Netflix.

Leading the pack is the Who is Erin Carter?, a limited series that has gripped viewers’ attention, immersing them in the world of a crime-fighting mom for over a week. Closely trailing behind is Depp v Heard, a docuseries that delves into the contentious courtroom clash between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.

The third spot is claimed by Painkiller, a series that shines a spotlight on the ongoing opioid crisis in America, captivating audiences for three compelling weeks. Making its presence felt at number four is the documentary Untold: Swamp Kings, the docuseries that “explores how legendarily ruthless football coach Urban Meyer turned the ragtag 2000s-era Florida Gators into a ferocious winning machine.”

Romantic dilemmas take centre stage with The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On, where contestants face the daunting decision of choosing between love and independence. Switching gears, At Home With The Furys offers a peek into the life of retired heavyweight champion Tyson Fury.

Ballers roars onto the scene in its debut season, diving headfirst into the glitzy universe of professional sports, while The Lincoln Lawyer maintains its grip with its second season.

For the younger audience, Gabby’s Dollhouse continues to weave its magic with its eighth season, offering imaginative adventures in a colourful world. Wrapping up the top ten is the second season of My Dad the Bounty Hunter, where “an intergalactic bounty hunter takes dad duty to new extremes when his two kids accidentally hitch a ride with him to outer space and crash his mission.”

The 10 most popular series on Netflix this week:

  • Who is Erin Carter?: Limited Series
  • DEPP V HEARD: Limited Series
  • Painkiller: Limited Series
  • Untold: Swamp Kings: Season 1
  • The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On: Season 2
  • At Home With The Furys: Season 1
  • Ballers: Season 1
  • The Lincoln Lawyer: Season 2
  • Gabby’s Dollhouse: Season 8
  • My Dad the Bounty Hunter: Season 2