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

The top ten most popular series globally on Netflix this week is as diverse as it can get on the streaming platform. From true crime to silly action binges and historical dramas, this list has it all.

Leading the pack is Obliterated, which has climbed to the top spot from its third position the previous week. The raunchy action series has garnered a staggering 61.5million hours viewed last week.

Following closely behind is My Life With the Walter Boys, the latest teen drama to land on Netflix.

The reality series Squid Game: The Challenge season one (because there will be a season two) continues to maintain its popularity, securing the third spot with 54.1m hours viewed. Building on the success of the original Squid Game, this spin-off is a high-stakes competition.

For those seeking a dose of true crime, Bad Surgeon: Love Under the Knife is the medical drama about Paolo Macchiarini, initially celebrated as a groundbreaking regenerative surgeon who was eventually exposed to be a fraud.

Diving into historical narratives, World War II: From the Frontlines ranks fifth with 20.3m hours viewed. This documentary series provides a gripping recounting of the global conflict, featuring rare footage and firsthand accounts that bring the events of World War II to the fore.

The sixth spot is claimed by The Crown season six, captivating 8.2m viewers with its regal storytelling and impeccable performances. This acclaimed series continues to chronicle the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, delving into the intricacies of royal life against the backdrop of a changing world. Part two will arrive on Netflix this Thursday, which might see the Emmy-winning series surge back towards the top once again.

The kids are being entertained on the platform, as usual. This week, it is Cocomelon Lane’s reign. Season one of the animated series takes the seventh spot with its delightful characters and educational content.

Virgin River season five has secured the eighth spot with 20.3 million hours viewed. And rounding out the top ten are the first two seasons of Young Sheldon, claiming the ninth and tenth spots. The precocious young Sheldon Cooper continues to charm audiences with his genius and comedic antics.

Find the full list below.

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The 10 most popular series on Netflix this week:

  • Obliterated: Season 1
  • My Life With the Walter Boys: Season 1
  • Squid Game: The Challenge: Season 1
  • Bad Surgeon: Love Under the Knife: Season 1
  • World War II: From the Frontlines: Season 1
  • The Crown: Season 6
  • CoComelon Lane: Season 1
  • Virgin River: Season 5
  • Young Sheldon: Season 1
  • Young Sheldon: Season 2