The UK and US stats are out from JustWatch, the streaming entertainment search engine.
We see geeky content continues to be mainstream, and that anime is doing really well – Cowboy Bebop even climbing from last month. But, it’s not quite total dominance from the land of the geek. The Wheel of Time, which is free for Amazon Prime members, is pipped to the post in the US shows chart by Yellowstone.
Most popular shows in November
Most popular movies in November
We’ve separate league tables for the US and the UK since those dratted regional rights are so dramatic. As the drama over Star Trek: Discovery shows, which vanished from Netflix everywhere outside America after CBS took control, sometimes it’s impossible to watch the same shows.
The differences in entertainment trends start long before the streaming platforms get involved, in many cases. Yellowstone, after all, has been out for years.
Research from Netcredit digs into the cost of going to the cinema.
Is it cheapest to do that in the States? No, the United States is pretty much the most expensive place. Though predictably, Switzerland is even more expensive.
Netcredit, all about those personal loans, get that the Americans have more cash than most. If you look at ticket prices compared to average earnings, you get a very different picture.
The Wheel of Time didn’t quite make it to the top spot in American charts this month, but since it’s doing a release a week, and we’re entering the holiday season, perhaps we’ll see it there next month.
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