Another Netflix series that has migrated from elsewhere, the former YouTube drama Cobra Kai, debuts in the weekly rankings at No. 2 with 1.4 billion minutes viewed — this despite the Sony Pictures TV-produced drama being available for only three days during the measured week.
Cobra Kai, the follow-on to the Karate Kid franchise, debuted its first two seasons on Netflix on August 28. The streamer took over the series starring Ralph Macchio and William Zabka, which takes place 30 years after the events of the original movie, and will release Season 3 in 2021.
This week’s data includes metrics for Amazon, Netflix, Disney+ and Hulu though all of the top 10 shows are from Netflix, with a mix of library and fresh series.