What Shows Drive the Most Streaming Subscriptions?

Ben Bowman

If you want to win the streaming wars, you need a buzzworthy content pipeline. When a movie or series catches fire, it can send subscribers running to sign up. And based on the results of recent survey from Whip Media, Paramount+ must be feeling pretty good about itself. Five of its original series cracked the top 20, and three more are available if you bundle Showtime along with it.

Apple TV+ also has reason to celebrate, with “Ted Lasso” as the top subscription driver, with “The Morning Show” and “Severance” also driving subscriptions.

One giant red flag? Not a single Netflix show appears on this list. You could assume that Netflix didn’t add subscribers during the surveyed period because those who want Netflix already have it. Or you could argue that Netflix hasn’t had a mega-hit since “Squid Game” last year. Either way, we might see some sweat from Netflix execs in their next earnings presentation.

Top Subscription Drivers: April-May 2022

  • テッド・ラッソ:破天荒コーチがゆく

    August 14, 2020


  • Yellowstone

    June 20, 2018

    Follow the violent world of the Dutton family, who controls the largest contiguous ranch in the United States. Led by their patriarch John Dutton, the family defends their property against constant attack by land developers, an Indian reservation, and America’s first National Park.

  • スター・トレック:ピカード

    January 23, 2020


  • ゲーム・オブ・スローンズ

    April 17, 2011

    伝説の地ウェスタロスの支配権をめぐって、7つの貴族が争う。 家々の摩擦が全面戦争へと発展。 最北端で古代の悪が目覚める間中。 戦争のさなか、無視されてきた不適合者の軍事秩序であるナイツ ウォッチは、人間の領域とその先の氷のような恐怖の間に立ちはだかるすべてです。

  • アウトランダー

    August 9, 2014
  • 1883

    December 19, 2021

    Follow the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. A stark retelling of Western expansion, and an intense study of one family fleeing poverty to seek a better future in America’s promised land — Montana.

  • Dexter: New Blood

    November 7, 2021

    10 years after Dexter went missing in the eye of Hurricane Laura, we find him living under an assumed name in the small town of Iron Lake, New York. Dexter may be embracing his new life, but in the wake of unexpected events in this close-knit community, his Dark Passenger beckons.

  • ユーフォリア

    June 16, 2019
  • スター・トレック: ディスカバリー

    September 24, 2017


  • ディスカバリー・オブ・ウィッチズ

    September 14, 2018
  • マンダロリアン

    November 12, 2019
  • イエロージャケッツ

    November 14, 2021
  • The Morning Show

    November 1, 2019

    A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual.

  • Halo

    March 24, 2022
  • デクスター 〜警察官は殺人鬼

    October 1, 2006


  • Evil

    September 26, 2019

    Skeptical female clinical psychologist Kristen Bouchard joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.

  • ハンドメイズ・テイル/侍女の物語

    April 26, 2017

    Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel.

    This harrowing series features dynamite performances from Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, and Ann Dowd. The show’s first season won 8 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series.

  • ワンダヴィジョン

    January 15, 2021


    This slot is noted as “Marvel Original Series,” which likely applies not only to “WandaVision,” but also “Loki,” “Ms. Marvel,” “Moon Knight,” and more.

  • セヴェランス

    February 17, 2022


  • メディア王 ~華麗なる一族~

    June 3, 2018


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