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Everyone is still talking about Netflix's breakout docuseries, Tiger King and for good reason. The series has been explosive to say the least and people cannot help but continue to watch it again, again and again.
And Nielsen reports have come in which has revealed some startling numbers. The show has racked up more streaming minutes in its first full week of release than any other show.
Nielsen has already noted the show's growth over its first 10 days of release. More data from the rating service shows that despite only having seven episodes, Tiger King racked up more streaming minutes than any other title in Nielsen's SVOD Content Ratings (which currently includes Netflix and Amazon) in the week of March 23.
Users watched more than 5.3 billion minutes of the show from March 23-29. That's more than 50 percent ahead of the second show on the list, Ozark (3.5 billion minutes). The CW's All American (1.8 billion minutes) — which now has both of its seasons on Netflix — and The Office (about 1.5 billion minutes) also topped the 1 billion mark for the week.
Additionally, the Joel McHale-hosted aftershow released April 12 racked up a sizable first-day audience, topping the best single-day audience for the rest of the series in its first 10 days of release. The Tiger King and I had an average viewership of 4.6 million for its first day, ahead of the single-day total for the series as a whole from March 20-29. The biggest audience for Tiger King in that period was 4.06 million on March 28.
Across its first 10 days, Tiger King averaged 19 million viewers, making it one of Netflix's biggest shows to date, per the Nielsen SVOD ratings