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The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'The Lost Pirate Kingdom' to 'Country Comfort'

  • “Ginny and Georgia” was Netflix’s most popular series for the third week in a row.
  • Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of Netflix’s daily top 10 lists.
  • It provides Insider with a rundown of the week’s most popular TV shows on Netflix.
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The Netflix docuseries “The Lost Pirate Kingdom” continued to be popular with viewers this week, but “Ginny and Georgia” topped the streamer’s daily rankings for the third week in a row.

Every week, the streaming search engine Reelgood compiles for 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.

Netflix counts a view if an account watches a movie or TV show for at least two minutes. Netflix’s daily lists are based on the previous 24 hours.

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

9. "Waffles + Mochi" (Netflix original, 2021)

Description: “Curious puppet pals Waffles and Mochi travel the world exploring the wonders of food and culture while learning how to cook with fresh ingredients.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 100%

What critics said: “This is all captivating for both adults and kids. My six-year-old son, with literally zero cajoling, agreed to serve as co-critic with me in watching all 10 episodes. He loved it. LOVED IT.” — Indiewire (season one)

8. "Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir" (Nickelodeon, 2015-present)

Description: “When Paris is in peril, Marinette becomes Ladybug. Little does she know, her school crush Adrien is actually Cat Noir, another city-saving superhero.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: N/A

What critics said: N/A

7. "Formula 1: Drive to Survive" (Netflix original, 2019-present)

Description: “Drivers, managers and team owners live life in the fast lane — both on and off the track — during each cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: N/A

What critics said: N/A

6. "The Lost Pirate Kingdom" (Netflix original, 2021-present)

Description: “The real-life pirates of the Caribbean violently plunder the world’s riches and form a surprisingly egalitarian republic in this documentary series.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: N/A

What critics said: “An enjoyable look at a time when it was tough to trade in the Caribbean without getting your most valuable cargo stolen.” — Decider (season one)

5. "iCarly" (Nickelodeon, 2007-2012)

Description: “A cyberstar is born when 13-year-old Carly creates an Internet series with a little help from her best friend Sam and neighbor Freddie.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: N/A

What critics said: “As the plausibility of the set-piece disappears, iCarly leaves with a goodbye that is sweet without being noxious and self-referential without being a long inside joke.” — AV Club (season five)

4. "Country Comfort" (Netflix original, 2021-present)

Description: “After hitting the skids in her career, an aspiring country singer finds new life as a nanny for a handsome widower and his five charming children.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: N/A

What critics said: “The show lacks any real signature other than a put-on, gaudy raunchiness that seems likely to alienate families with young children — who might have seemed the likeliest to put up with this show’s vacuousness.” — Variety (season one)

3. "Cocomelon" (YouTube, 2019-present)

Description: “Learn letters, numbers, animal sounds and more with J.J. in this musical series that brings fun times with nursery rhymes for the whole family!”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: N/A

What critics said: N/A

2. "The One" (Netflix original, 2021-present)

Description: “Love — and lies — spiral when a DNA researcher helps discover a way to find the perfect partner, and creates a bold new matchmaking service.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 40%

What critics said: “Perhaps I’d feel differently if Ware had a little more fun as the ruthless boss with no scruples. She’s humorless and not quite the kind of TV villain who makes bad into good entertainment.” — Boston Globe (season one)

1. "Ginny and Georgia" (Netflix original, 2021-present)

Description: “Free-spirited Georgia and her two kids, Ginny and Austin, move north in search of a fresh start but find that the road to new beginnings can be bumpy.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 68%

What critics said: “Surprisingly, it pretty much all works. The dark secrets (there are many) balance with the apparent fluff, making for an engaging, never-dull series.” — Detroit News (season one)

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

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