Here Are the Most-Watched Netflix Originals, By the Numbers

TVGuide.com | 7/18/2019 | Amanda Bell
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It's no secret that Netflix keeps its viewership numbers under lock and key. The streaming service is notoriously selective about what data it shares with the public, but it does occasionally lift the veil on its internal metrics and offer outsiders at a peek at viewership tallies — particularly when those numbers are impressive.

There has been legitimate debate about how seriously to take Netflix's numbers, since we have to just take their word for it most of the time and the company considers any account that streams 70 percent of a single episode to be a view for their in-house ratings process. But with that in mind, if you're still curious about which shows and films have drawn the most streams according to Netflix, here's a rundown of all the originals the company has claimed to be mega-successful with its subscriber base.

Emmy - Nomination - Actress - Christina - Applegate

Following the (pleasantly) surprising Emmy nomination of lead actress Christina Applegate, Netflix revealed that this snappy dramedy series earned 30 million views within its first month on the streaming service. The series had already been renewed for a second season at the time of that reveal.

Noah Centineo's second rom-com for Netflix after To All the Boys I've Loved Before might have suffered from a few creative hiccups, but that didn't stop people from tuning in to see the internet's boyfriend in action. Netflix revealed in July that the pic earned 48 million views in four weeks.

Ali - Wong - Randall - Park - Comedy

Ali Wong and Randall Park's much-memed romantic comedy was another movie hit for Netflix. The streaming service revealed that the quippy pic brought in 32 million views. It obviously didn't hurt that Keanu Reeves has been having a moment lately, but it was Wong and Randall's creative chemistry that made this movie work.

Less than a week after its Fourth of July debut, Netflix revealed...
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