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

This week, the Netflix global top ten series list showcases an eclectic mix of tales that have captured the attention of audiences across the globe.

With a firm grip on the numero uno spot, The Lincoln Lawyer season two maintains its five-week reign. With its intricate plotlines, the legal drama has amassed 55.2million hours of viewing time. 

Not far behind, Heartstopper season two claims the second spot in its debut week, with an impressive 28.5million hours viewed. This heartwarming series, with its tender portrayal of young love, has struck a chord with all.

The Witcher season three, now in its sixth week on the top ten list, is in third place. Drawing on its fantasy world and dedicated fanbase, it has garnered 41million hours viewed. Meanwhile, Sweet Magnolias season three maintains its presence in the fourth spot.

Taking a dramatic turn, How to Become a Cult Leader season one makes an intriguing entry into the list, capturing the fifth spot with 7.3m hours viewed. The docu-series delves into the complexities of human psychology and gives a cheeky blueprint on how to become a cult leader.

As we venture further down the list, we find both newcomers and familiar favourites vying for attention. From the first season of the courtroom drama of The Lincoln Lawyer to the thriller Fatal Seduction and the steamy reality drama of Too Hot to Handle season five, each show brings its unique flavour to the diverse buffet of content on Netflix.

Then we have kid-friendly content, Om Nom Stories season one and CoComelon season eight rounding off the list.

The 10 most popular series on Netflix this week:

  • The Lincoln Lawyer: Season 2
  • Heartstopper: Season 2
  • The Witcher: Season 3
  • Sweet Magnolias: Season 3
  • How to Become a Cult Leader: Season 1
  • The Lincoln Lawyer: Season 1
  • Fatal Seduction: Season 1
  • Too Hot to Handle: Season 5
  • Om Nom Stories: Season 1
  • CoComelon: Season 8