Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Oct. 5 to Oct. 12, 2020

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Toronto-shot series The Boys continues to lead the digital originals list, followed by The Mandalorian, while Schitt's Creek holds steady in the overall top 10.

Top 10 Digital Originals: Canada

1. The Boys (Amazon Prime Video): 41.6 times more in demand

2. The Mandalorian (Disney+): 26.0

3. Stranger Things (Netflix): 22.3

4. The Handmaid’s Tale (Crave/CTV Drama Channel): 21.5

5. Star Trek: Discovery (Crave/CTV Sci-Fi Channel): 19.8

6. Cobra Kai (Netflix): 19.7

7. The Expanse (Amazon Prime Video): 19.3

8. Star Trek: Lower Decks (Crave/CTV Sci-Fi Channel): 18.5

9. The Umbrella Academy (Netflix): 18.3

10. Lucifer (Netflix): 17.8

Top 10 Overall TV Shows: Canada

1. Saturday Night Live: 60.4 times more in demand

2. The Boys: 41.6

3. My Hero Academia: 35.2 

4. The Walking Dead: 33.5

5. Schitt’s Creek: 32.3

6. SpongeBob SquarePants: 31.1

7. South Park: 27.8

8. Grey’s Anatomy: 27.6

9. Lovecraft Country: 26.8

10. Game of Thrones: 26.5

Parrot Analytics has changed the method by which it presents its demand data. It still calculates its Top 10 lists using Demand Expressions, however, that demand is now shown by using a metric that demonstrates how much more in-demand the top series are than the average TV show in Canada. For example, a difference of 1x represents the market average and 10x means a series is ten times more in demand than the average TV show in this market.

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