US: Most in-demand TV & film for May 1-15, 2023
May 26th, 2023, Clifton Mark

US: Most in-demand TV & film for May 1-15, 2023

The Super Mario Bros. Movie, Evil Dead Rise and Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story are the most in-demand titles in the US for the last half of April. The chart below comes from YouGov Signal, a social listening tool that tracks the performance of TV programs, movies and brands. Appetite Score is a value from 0-100 that measures the demand for given titles by combining web searches and Wikipedia lookups. Here are the ones with the highest peak Appetite Scores among US audiences in the past two weeks:

The top two positions remain unchanged since the last two-week period, with The Super Mario Bros. Movie at number one and Evil Dead Rise in second. The two titles are the only theatrical releases in the top ten.

Steamy period drama Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story released its full first season on May 4. Created by Shonda Rhimes, the show focuses on a young Queen Charlotte’s rise to prominence in the late 18th century. Charlotte is a spin-off and prequel of Bridgerton, which is the fourth most in-demand title for May 1-15. Bridgerton debuted in 2020 and has since been renewed for a third and fourth season. The story follows a fictional aristocratic family navigating Restoration-era high society.

The UEFA Champions League is back at number five, holding its position from April 16-30. The Jerry Spring Show, Succession and Ghosted are also still among the top ten most in-demand titles, though all have slipped a position or four.

Netflix political thriller The Diplomat is a new addition at number six. Released on April 20, the

series focuses on a US ambassador to the UK named Kate Wyler. Wyler deals with the drama and intrigue of high politics as well as of her marriage to a fellow diplomat. The immediate hit was also the third most-streamed title in America in April.

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