The 10 most popular series on Netflix this week: January 2024
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The 10 most popular series on Netflix this week: January 2024

The most popular shows on Netflix this week boast a healthy dose of binge-worthy content, from family crime dramas to murder mysteries.

Leading the pack is the limited series Fool Me Once, which has maintained its stronghold for two consecutive weeks. The Harlan Coben adaptation has garnered a staggering 153.3million hours viewed.

Byron Wu and Brad Falchuk’s The Brothers Sun explores the complexities of familial bonds, criminal rivalries, Taiwanese Triads and the many intricacies of a good churro in the second spot this week.

Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich takes the third spot, delving into the dark and disturbing world of the infamous human trafficker. You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment is the other documentary that follows closely, clocking in at 13.1million hours viewed.

The coming-of-age saga of Boy Swallows Universe secures the fifth spot and tells the story of a young Eli Bell. The official blurb of the series reads: In a room below his house in 1980s Brisbane, Australia, Eli Bell answers a red telephone and begins a journey that will break his heart before ending it.

Rounding out the top 10 are the teen drama My Life With the Walter Boys, stand-up specials Dave Chappelle: The Dreamer and Pete Davidson: Turbo Fonzarelli. The latest reality series, The Trust, takes the ninth spot and Sonic Prime season three stations itself in the tenth, proving that Netflix will cater to the youngest of the lot without fail every week.

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The 10 most popular series on Netflix this week:

  • Fool Me Once: Limited Series
  • The Brothers Sun: Season 1
  • Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich: Limited Series
  • You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment: Limited Series
  • Boy Swallows Universe: Limited Series
  • My Life With the Walter Boys: Season 1
  • Dave Chappelle: The Dreamer
  • Pete Davidson: Turbo Fonzarelli
  • The Trust: Season 1
  • Sonic Prime: Season 3