The Biggest Show on Netflix in 2021 So Far

Richard Evans
·2 min read

While this year is shaping up to allow for a lot more outdoor activity than 2020 did, we're still not ready to bid farewell to our beloved streaming services. People across the country continue to watch an awful lot of shows and movies on Netflix, from original productions to beloved classics available to enjoy again. With so much to choose from, it's hard to single out the most popular picks on the site. But if you're wondering what the biggest shows on Netflix in 2021 are thus far, there are some clear winners emerging.

Forbes is maintaining an updated list of the most popular Netflix shows, based on the number of times they appear on the Top 10 list on the Netflix homepage, along with their placement. These series—both Netflix Originals and existing productions—are given a score that reflects their popularity, then ranked accordingly. Read on to see which series people can't stop watching, including bold originals, family favorites, and a few true surprises. And if you're looking for more recommendations of what to stream, check out these 16 Netflix Shows You Can Watch From Start to Finish This Weekend.

25

Last Chance U: Basketball

76 points

24

Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug&Cat Noir

78 points

23

Murder Among the Mormons

80 points

22

This Is a Robbery: The World's Biggest Art Heist

83 points

21

The Sinner

90 points

20

Lupin

103 points

19

Go, Dog. Go!

106 points

18

L.A.'s Finest

110 points

17

The Irregulars

112 points

16

The Serpent

116 points

15

The One

118 points

And for critics' favorite Netflix Originals, discover The 50 Best Netflix Shows Ever, According to Critics.

14

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

133 points

13

Fate: The Winx Saga

136 points

12

Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer

153 points

And for more thrilling series to watch, check out The Best True Crime Shows on Netflix You Can Finish in a Weekend.

11

Cobra Kai

157 points

10

Henry Danger

162 points

9

Good Girls

181 points

And for more series you can't miss, revisit The Best TV Shows of 2020, According to Critics.

8

Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio

195 points

7

Behind Her Eyes

199 points

6

Who Killed Sara?

226 points

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5

Firefly Lane

238 points

4

iCarly

359 points

3

Ginny and Georgia

432 points

And for more to watch this weekend, here are 18 TV Shows You Can Watch on HBO Max From Start to Finish This Weekend.

2

Bridgerton

438 points

1

CoComelon

579 points

And for more family friendly fare, try these 13 Shows You Can Watch on Disney+ From Start to Finish This Weekend.