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The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'Fate: The Winx Saga' to 'Bridgerton'

  • “Fate: The Winx Saga” beat “Bridgerton” as Netflix’s most popular series this week.
  • Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of Netflix’s daily top 10 lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the week’s most popular TV shows on Netflix.
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“Fate: The Winx Saga” topped “Bridgerton,” Netflix’s biggest series ever, in the streamer’s popularity rankings this week. 

Every week, the streaming search engine Reelgood compiles for Business Insider a list of which TV shows have been most prominent on Netflix’s daily top 10 lists of its most popular titles that week.

Below are Netflix’s 9 most popular TV shows of the week in the US:

9. "LA's Finest" (Spectrum, 2019-2020)

Description: “In this spinoff of the ‘Bad Boys’ franchise, two police detectives team up while trying to keep their stormy pasts — and differences — from interfering.”

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8. "Bling Empire" (Netflix original, 2021-present)

Description: “Follow LA’s wildly wealthy Asian and Asian American fun seekers as they go all out with fabulous parties, glamour and drama in this reality series.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 100%

What critics said: “Mostly follows the tried-and-true reality formula, but with just enough new wrinkles to get fans of that genre excited to binge its first season in one or two sittings.” — Decider (season one)

7. "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" (Adult Swim, 2019)

Description: “After a demon attack leaves his family slain and his sister cursed, Tanjiro embarks upon a perilous journey to find a cure and avenge those he’s lost.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 100%

What critics said: “What’s rare about Demon Slayer’s adaptation is the consistency with which the animation and voice acting enhances the work, not just for specific important scenes, but every episode.” — The Verge (season one)

6. "Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio" (Telemundo, 2017)

Description: “This drama follows Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera’s unlikely rise from suicidal pregnant teen and abused wife to banda superstar.”

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5. "Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous" (Netflix original, 2020-present)

Description: “Six teens invited to attend a state-of-the-art adventure camp on Isla Nublar must band together to survive when the dinosaurs break out of captivity.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 75%

What critics said: “Jurassic Park: Camp Cretaceous shows that there’s still plenty of excitement to be mined in good, old fashioned Jurassic Park chaos.” — RogerEbert.com (season one)

4. "Henry Danger" (Nickelodeon, 2014-2020)

Description: “A new part-time job forces Henry Hart to balance two lives, one as a typical teenager and the other as secret superhero sidekick Kid Danger.”

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3. "Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer" (Netflix original, 2021)

Description: “Beneath the sunlit glamour of 1985 LA lurks a relentlessly evil serial killer. In this true-crime story, two detectives won’t rest until they catch him.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 69%

What critics said: “There is a story to be told about life in suburban Los Angeles, where the Night Stalker proved that the veneer of bucolic normalcy is so thin, so tenuous … Maybe one day that story will get told. This is not it.” — Indiewire

2. "Bridgerton" (Netflix original, 2020-present)

Description: “The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 89%

What critics said: “It ultimately just feels hollow — but, unlike me, your mileage may vary.” — BuzzFeed (season one)

1. "Fate: The Winx Saga" (Netflix original, 2021-present)

Description: “Determined to master their enchanting powers, a group of teens navigate rivalry, romance and supernatural studies at Alfea, a magical boarding school.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 31%

What critics said: “By rejecting the aesthetic and vibe of its source material entirely for a pale imitation of other YA properties, Fate: The Winx Saga might just end up slipping through the cracks.” — Variety (season one)

Disclosure: Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Business Insider’s parent company, Axel Springer, is a Netflix board member.

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