Netflix offers a clearer look at its top 10 rankings | Engadget

The star-studded Red Notice was by far the most popular movie worldwide based on time spent, racking up 148.7 million viewing hours in its first week. You may know which shows are getting the most viewing time, but you won't know just what it takes to get a renewal or sequel. The streaming service has launched a "Top 10 on Netflix" website that shows the charting movies and TV shows on the service, both English and non-English. Netflix even lets you download lists in Excel or TSV formats if you crave raw data.The initial rankings don't provide too many surprises. Observers could better tell whether a title's viewership really matches the hype, or which countries are driving demand. Netflix's definition of a successful show has been opaque at times, to put it mildly, but the company might have just provided some meaningful transparency. It planned to "occasionally" offer specialty charts to give popular productions in certain fields (such as documentaries) their due.
Netflix's definition of a successful show has been opaque at times, to put it mildly, but the company might have just provided some meaningful transparency. The streaming service has launched a "Top … [+1941 chars]