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

When Shonda Rhimes and Netflix shook hands, we knew she would deliver. After all, Rhimes’ Grey’s Anatomy continues to dominate on primetime TV even after 19 seasons! Shondaland production Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story continues its streak as the number one most-watched Netflix show this week.

Currently, it has 158.68million watch hours as per Netflix. So, in case you have been saving it for a rainy day, now is the time to jump on the bandwagon so that you can discuss it with all your fellow Bridgerton enthusiasts.

The prequel and spin-off to the hit series Bridgerton, Queen Charlotte charts the rise to prominence and power of a young Charlotte (played by India Amarteifio), her journey to becoming the queen we met in Bridgerton (played by Golda Rosheuvel) and finding love after meeting King George III. The show also features Adjoa Andoh, Michelle Fairley, and Ruth Gemmell; the iconic Julie Andrews continues to narrate the show because it would indeed feel strange being introduced to the people of the ton without her graceful and captivating fervour.

The anachronistic and fictionalised Regency-era drama series seems to have rekindled interest in the first two seasons that are also in the top ten list this week. This means Working Moms, Beef, and The Smurfs are out of the top ten list.

Maggie Friedman’s Firefly Lane, starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke, has gone up a spot this week in the global top ten list with 31.9 million watch hours. Season two of Sweet Tooth has been doing well too. The favourable reviews it received have ensured even the first season is on the top ten list. The Diplomat remains on the list but has slipped four places and sitting in the eighth spot this week. Missing: Dead or Alive? is in the fourth spot.

Shawn Ryan’s The Night Agent is in the sixth position this week, and Queen Cleopatra has entered the seventh spot.

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The 10 most popular series on Netflix this week: 

  1. Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story
  2. Firefly Lane: Season 2
  3. Sweet Tooth: Season 2
  4. Missing: Dead or Alive?: Season 1
  5. Bridgerton: Season 1
  6. The Night Agent: Season 1
  7. Queen Cleopatra: Season 1
  8. The Diplomat: Season 1
  9. Bridgerton: Season 2
  10. Sweet Tooth: Season 1