Netflix on transparency track with Top 10 listings

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Netflix on transparency track with Top 10 listings

After criticism that it’s selective with info, it will release a weekly list of it most popular shows

Dawn Chmielewski

Netflix on Tuesday published its first weekly Top 10 list of the most popular movies and television shows on the streaming service, addressing industry criticism that it has been selective in the information it shares publicly.

It said it will release global Top 10 lists for English-language films and television shows, based on the hours viewed, as well as for non-English-language shows and movies every Tuesday. It also will rank its most popular titles in more than 90 countries.

The latest data reveal the enduring popularity of the Korean drama Squid Game, which tops the list of non-English-language shows, with 42.8-million hours viewed during the week of November 8. The third season of the crime-thriller Narcos: Mexico ranked No 1 on the English-language list, with 50.3-million viewing hours. ..

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