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Sitcom Fuller House in demand on Netflix

Scripted-logo-460_2Netflix’s sitcom Fuller House was by far the most demanded on the SVOD streaming platform last week, new stats show.

Fuller HouseAlmost eight times as many demands were recorded for the Full House reboot than the second-most demanded, superhero drama Jessica Jones, according to research from Parrot Analytics released in association with Digital Entertainment Group.

Fuller House’s average demand expressing rating, a metric Parrot has developed to suggest how popular programmes are overall, was 39.71 million, while Jessica Jones took 5.51 million.

House of Cards, the fourth season of which debuted on March 4, was third with 5.35 million, with Orange is the New Black (5.11 million) and Daredevil (4.07 million) rounding out the top five.

Fuller House is a sequel to Full House, which ran between 1987 and 1995 on ABC in the US. The new show is from Jeff Franklin Productions and Miller-Boyett Productions in association with Warner Horizon Television, and reunites most of the original cast. It follows a widowed mother of three, whose sister and best friend move into her San Francisco townhouse to help with the kids’ upbringing.

A second season of the show was ordered about a week after the first debuted on February 26 on Netflix platforms around the world.

Overall, AMC zombie drama The Walking Dead was the most-demand show in the US, scoring 55.69 million average expressions.

Recent Parrot data exclusively reported by TBI showed The Walking Dead, which is nearing the end of its sixth run, is the most in-demand globally.