Manifest Soars, Tops Nielsen Streaming Rating for Week It Was Cancelled
File this underneath bittersweet: Manifest topped the Nielsen streaming chart for the week of June 14 — aka simply because it had been cancelled after three seasons at NBC.
The supernatural-tinged household drama’s first two seasons on Netflix that week amassed simply shy of two.5 billion minutes of viewing, far more than double its tally for the week prior (when it positioned No. 2 behind Netflix’s personal Candy Tooth).
Upon its cancellation by NBC, Manifest — a Warner Bros. TV manufacturing — lobbied to attain a Season 4 save by one other outlet, although Netflix, amongst others, have so far declined.
Trailing Manifest on the Nielsen streaming chart for the week of June 14 was the Pixar pic Luca, which drew 1.6 billion minutes of viewing over on Disney+. Rounding out the High 5 have been Downton Abbey (50 episodes on Netflix), Loki (two episodes on Disney+) and the Kevin Hart function comedy Fatherhood (on Netflix).
The earlier week’s chief, Candy Tooth, fell to ninth place (with its eight episodes amassing 626 million minutes).