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‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Criminal Minds’ lead library revival atop Nielsen U.S. streaming chart; ‘Yes Day’ stays upbeat

14 April, 2021

The top two entries on Nielsen’s weekly U.S. streaming chart are two broadcast TV shows that premiered when Netflix was still just mailing DVDs in envelopes.

Grey’s Anatomy and Criminal Minds, which originally premiered in 2005 on ABC and CBS before moving to streaming years later, led the field for the week of March 15 to 21. Grey’s had 673 million minutes of total viewing in the period, while Criminal Minds had 647 million. Grey’s is still a big draw on the ABC schedule, while Criminal Minds had its series finale in 2020. In addition to premiering the same year, both shows had Mark Gordon as a producer.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, a new Marvel entry on Disney+, collected 495 million viewing minutes in its opening week. That was an improvement over the start for WandaVision, though the latter’s running time is also shorter.

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