Image: The Crown, Netflix
For the week of February 28 – March 6, Attack on Titan remained the most in-demand show in the United States, with an even 100.0 times the demand of the average series. This is a decrease of 5% from its demand last week.
My Hero Academia moved up a spot in the rankings this week. It was 74.1 times more in-demand than the average series. Demand for this series was up by 12%. This is in advance of the season 5 premiere scheduled for March 27th. With a new season of My Hero Academia premiering and Attack on Titan wrapping up its final season it may soon be the case that the top two most in-demand series in the US are Japanese animes.
The Flash returned this week, airing the first episode of its 7th season on March 2nd. Demand for the series was up by an impressive 26% from last week. For the previous 6 seasons, the season premiere has always been at the beginning of October. This season however is premiering in March due to Covid-19 delays to production.
WandaVision was the most in-demand digital original series in the US for the past week. It had 66.1 times the demand of the average series. The season finale was released on March 5th. Despite the finale airing this week, demand for the series is only up 3.8% from last week. This may be the high point for this series.
The Crown was the 6th most in-demand digital original series for the week. It reached 33.6 times the demand of the average series. This is up by over 16% from last week. On March 1st at the Golden Globes, The Crown cleaned up. The Netflix drama tied for the most nominations at this year’s ceremony and, leaving with 4 awards, won the most. Three actors on The Crown won awards for their work on the series and the series won the award for best TV series drama.