In a rare week where no single program exceeded the 1 billion minute threshold, the Melissa McCarthy
and Octavia Spencer
-led film “Thunder Force
” opened with thunderous viewership on Netflix
. The movie towered over all other programs on subscription-based streaming platforms in Nielsen’s Weekly Top 10 list, with 950 million viewing minutes for the week of April 5-11. The action-comedy flick also ended up in the number one slot on Nielsen’s Weekly Top 10 Movies list. It has been the strongest film release since Amazon’s “Coming 2 America
” debuted in March.
In addition to the acquired content list, the global marketing research firm will also be pushing out weekly Top 10 lists that take into consideration original programming and movies in an effort to provide an expanded and more inclusive look at most streamed programs for that given week.
First in originals was Disney Plus’ second-ever Marvel Studios
television series, the action-and-drama-packed