Painkiller Rises to Top of Nielsen Streaming Originals Chart, Suits’ ‘3 Billion Minutes’ Run Ends

Netflix’s Painkiller ticked up a spot this week to top Nielsen’s latest U.S. ranking of streaming originals.

For the week of Aug. 14, Painkiller racked up 1.1 billion minutes viewed across its six episodes, knocking The Lincoln Lawyer down to second (with 768 million minutes viewed/20 episodes). Netflix’s Depp vs. Heard hit the chart at No. 3 with 704 million minutes/three episodes, followed by Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building (590 million minutes/23 available episodes) and Prime Video’s really, really resilient The Summer I Turned Pretty (403 million minutes/15 episodes).

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Rounding out the Top 10 originals for the week of Aug. 14 were a quartet of Netflix entries — Gabby’s Dollhouse (369 million minutes viewed/57 episodes), Sweet Magnolias (366 million minutes/30 episodes), The Witcher (325 million minutes/24 episodes) and The Upshaws (321 million minutes/32 episodes) — followed by Hulu’s Solar Opposites (309 million minutes/37 available episodes).

Over on Nielsen’s overall streaming chart (which includes movies, acquired series and what have you), Suits easily remained at No. 1 while dipping below 3 billion weekly minutes viewed (with 2.84 bil) for the first time in… a long time.

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