For nearly 190 million total viewing hours last week, Netflix audiences were singing `Bella Ciao` after the fifth and final instalment of the Spanish drama series `La Casa de Papel` popularly known as `Money Heist` dropped December 3.
In just two days, `Money Heist` took the top spot in Netflix`s English language shows, rising to No. 1 on Netflix`s Global top 10 list with far more total viewing hours than the week`s top English-language show, `Lost in Space`, which logged 47.38 million hours for Season 3 during the week of November 29, reports variety.com.
Other non-English shows that have proven their staying power in Netflix`s Global Top 10 include Korean dramas `Squid Game` (21.2 million hours) and `Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha` (11.56 million) which have held their ground on non-English language TV Top 10 list for 12 weeks and 14 weeks, respectively.
A new addition to non-English Top 10 this week was the goofy anime series, `JoJo`s Bizzare Adventure: Stone Ocean`, which landed at Number 8 in its first week with 13.98 million hours viewed.
Among English-language series, following `Lost in Space` was `True Story`, the Kevin Hart drama that grabbed 29.81 million viewing hours in its second week in the Top 10.
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For the tenth consecutive week, the limited series `Maid` held its ground on the Top 10 English-language shows list with 15.8 million hours viewed, and `Cowboy Bebop` landed in the ninth slot (15.26 million hours).
`The Power of the Dog`, Jane Campion`s western-drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons and Kodi Smit-McPhee, took the Number 1 spot on the Top 10 English-language Movies list, opening with 27.2 million hours.
For the most part, viewers who watched English-language films went hard for Christmas: `Castle for Christmas` was second to `Power of the Dog` with 25.55 million viewing hours.
`A Boy Called Christmas` took the No. 5 spot, `Single All the Way` landed at No. 6 and `The Christmas Chronicles` (Parts 1 and 2) rounded out the list.
Over on the non-English movie side, French comedy `Spoiled Brats` was No. 1 with 26.73 million hours viewed.
Brazil cinched slot No. 8 with the rom-com `Just Short of Perfect`, its third week in a row in the Top 10, and modern `quinqui` Spanish film `Outlaws` was No. 6.
Other non-English feature titles making the Top 10 include `The Whole Truth`,`Green Snake`, `More the Merrier`,`Sooryavanshi`, `The Claus Family`, `Dhamaka` and `Bordertown: Mural Murders`.
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