What’s Hot on Netflix This Week: August 15th, 2019

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Orange is the New Black sits at the top of what’s hot on Netflix

Welcome to the weekly list of what’s hot on Netflix. Using a variety of sources, we can determine some of the hottest titles streaming on Netflix right now. Here’s a breakdown of what’s popular on Netflix for August 15th, 2019. 

Finding your next binge can be hard so using this list, your fellow Netflixers can help find your next binge.

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This week, the regular names appear at the top with Orange is the New Black and Stranger Things continuing to dominate. On our list, the docu-series The Family reigns supreme.

Note: Netflix UK has not yet released its weekly list of the top 10 new titles. We will update should they release in the coming days. 

TVTime Binge Report

TVTime is a global TV and movie tracking app that allows users to follow their favorite shows. Every week, they release a list of their most popular new releases.

Orange is the New Black retains the top spot here with Cable Girls notably entering the rankings at number 9.

Note: This list applies to Netflix globally and is contains data relevant between August 5th and August 11th.

  1. Orange is the New Black
  2. Money Heist
  3. Lucifer
  4. Stranger Things
  5. Friends
  6. Glee
  7. The 100
  8. The Big Bang Theory
  9. Cable Girls
  10. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

ReelGood Top 10 Movies & Series

In a similar vein to TVTime, ReelGood also collates weekly data on their most-watched titles. The list doesn’t change drastically from week to week and reflects the entire Netflix library rather than what’s new.

You can find full write-ups for the ReelGood top 10 movies and TV series on their blog.

Note: ReelGood covers only the United States Netflix.

TV Series

  1. Stranger Things
  2. Money Heist
  3. Dark
  4. Mindhunter
  5. Orange is the New Black
  6. Black Mirror
  7. Another Life
  8. The 100
  9. Peaky Blinders
  10. Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD


  1. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  2. Avengers: Infinity War
  3. The Dark Knight
  4. Pulp Fiction
  5. Inglorious Basterds
  6. The Red Sea Diving Resort
  7. The Imitation Game
  8. Thor: Ragnarok
  9. Black Panther
  10. 3 Idiots

What’s on Netflix Top 10 This Week

The Family tops our list of the most popular releases this week and it’s no surprise. The docu-series quietly found its way onto Netflix

Remember, titles that typically top this list are ones that are less well known.

Note: This list only applies to new releases on Netflix US. 

  1. The Family
  2. Knightfall
  3. St. Agatha
  4. The Pursuit
  5. Wu Assassins
  6. Woodstock
  7. Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State
  8. GLOW
  9. Roll Red Roll
  10. Badla

IMDb’s MovieMeter

IMDb’s MovieMeter gives an insight into some of the hottest titles in the world right now on the world’s most visited movie database. Below, we’ve included any title that is on Netflix US and where it ranks on the MovieMeter.

  1. Stranger Things (ranks #5)
  2. Orange is the New Black (ranks #7)
  3. Money Heist (ranks #11)
  4. Another Life (ranks #13)
  5. The Red Sea Diving Resort (ranks #15)
  6. Mindhunter (ranks #18)
  7. Wu Assassins (ranks #19)
  8. Peaky Blinders (ranks #20)
  9. The 100 (ranks #24)
  10. Black Mirror (ranks #28)
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Founder of What's on Netflix and based in Norwich in the United Kingdom, Kasey has been tracking the comings and goings of the Netflix library for a decade having started the site in 2013. Kasey maintains the what's new on Netflix library, keeps the coming soon lists up-to-date and writes about new and upcoming projects. Contact: kasey@whats-on-netflix.com