In-demand: Germany (July 2-8, 2018)

New season releases have been most demanded in Germany this past week, with Marvel’s Luke Cage and Sense8 leading the way for digital titles.

Marvel’s Luke Cage topped Germany’s digital list with 3.3 million demand expressions, with Sense 8 following in second place with 3.1 million demand expressions.

Returning series have dominated Germany’s digital list in general, however, with 13 Reasons Why, The Handmaid’s Tale and Santa Clarita Diet all making an appearance in the top ten.

Orange Is The New Black appeared in seventh place on the list with 1.6 million demand expressions as viewers gear up for the title’s sixth season, which is set premiere July 27th on Netflix.

Queer Eye also made an impression on audiences. It gained 1.9 million demand expressions and fifth place on the list.

Non-Netflix digital favourites included The Handmaid’s Tale, Carpool Karaoke and Star Trek: Discovery.

The overall chart shows a list of favourites that had new season releases last autumn. The Walking Dead, Grey’s Anatomy and Westworld all have a place in the top ten, drawing over 3 million demand expressions each.

Game of Thrones remains a smash hit for a German audience, gaining the top spot on the overalls list and generating 5.3 million demand expressions. That’s 1.7 million more demand expressions then the second title on the list Supernatural.

German titles also made it on the list, with Heute-show and Berlin – Tag & Nacht taking sixth and ninth place, respectively.

Source and methodology: Parrot Analytics assesses demand for popular shows through various ‘demand expression platforms’ including social-media and photo-sharing platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, blogging and microblogging platforms such as Tumblr, wikis and informational sites, peer-to-peer protocols and file-sharing platforms. Parrot’s artificial-intelligence systems assess billions of data points to reach the overall demand rating.

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