The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'Firefly Lane' to 'The Sinner'

  • “Firefly Lane” topped “Bridgerton” as this week’s most popular series on Netflix.
  • Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of Netflix’s daily top 10 lists.
  • It provides Insider with a rundown of the week’s most popular TV shows on Netflix.
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The new Netflix original series “Firefly Lane” topped the hit show “Bridgerton” as the most popular series on Netflix. 

Every week, the streaming search engine Reelgood compiles for Insider a list of which TV shows have been most prominent on Netflix’s daily top 10 lists of its most popular titles that week.

Below are Netflix’s 9 most popular TV shows of the week in the US:

9. "Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel" (Netflix original, 2021)

Description: “The notorious Cecil Hotel grows in infamy when guest Elisa Lam vanishes. From the creator of “The Ted Bundy Tapes,” a dive into crime’s darkest places.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 57%

What critics said: “It relishes validating the most salacious details and theories before deigning to do its case, and the woman at its center, true justice.” — Variety 

8. "Henry Danger" (Nickelodeon, 2014-2020)

Description: “A new part-time job forces Henry Hart to balance two lives, one as a typical teenager and the other as secret superhero sidekick Kid Danger.”

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7. "Go Dog Go (Netflix original, 2021-present)

Description: “Handy and inventive pup Tag chases adventure with her best pal, Scooch, solving problems and helping the citizens of Pawston along the way.”

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6. "iCarly" (Nickelodeon, 2007-2012)

Description: “A cyberstar is born when 13-year-old Carly creates an Internet series with a little help from her best friend Sam and neighbor Freddie.”

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What critics said: “As the plausibility of the set-piece disappears, iCarly leaves with a goodbye that is sweet without being noxious and self-referential without being a long inside joke.” — AV Club (season five)

5. "Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio" (Telemundo, 2017)

Description: “This drama follows Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera’s unlikely rise from suicidal pregnant teen and abused wife to banda superstar.”

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4. "Cocomelon" (YouTube, 2020-present)

Description: “Learn letters, numbers, animal sounds and more with J.J. in this musical series that brings fun times with nursery rhymes for the whole family!”

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3. "The Sinner" (USA Network, 2017-present)

Description: “In a small New York town, a haunted detective hunts for answers about perplexing crimes while wrestling with his own demons.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 90%

What critics said: “That’s where The Sinner has always excelled: mystery. The series’ commitment to slowly unraveling its plot layer by layer is unlike anything else currently on air.” — TV Guide (season three)

2. "Bridgerton" (Netflix original, 2020-present)

Description: “The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 89%

What critics said: “A sexy, joyous, colorful update of the classic will-they-or-won’t-they Regency-era courting tale.” — Indiewire (season one)

1. "Firefly Lane" (Netflix original, 2021-present)

Description: “Best friends Tully and Kate support each other through good times and bad with an unbreakable bond that carries them from their teens to their 40s.”

Rotten Tomatoes critic score: 46%

What critics said: “By most metrics, Firefly Lane is simply not a good show. Yet despite its many limitations, there’s something lovable about it.” — Time (season one)

Disclosure: Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Business Insider’s parent company, Axel Springer, is a Netflix board member.

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