News10 Jul 2024

‘SPRINT’ among top 10 most-watched Netflix shows in first week of release


Sha'Carri Richardson on 'SPRINT' (© Netflix)

Docuseries ‘SPRINT’ ranked sixth among the most-watched shows on Netflix in its first week of being released, according to the latest figures released by the streaming service.

The six-part series hit TV screens around the world on 2 July. Created by the team behind Drive to Survive, SPRINT follows the lives of top athletes such as Sha'Carri Richardson, Noah Lyles, Marcell Jacobs and Shericka Jackson as they navigate the rollercoaster ride of being among the fastest sprinters of all time.

Stream the entire first season of SPRINT

The series takes viewers across the world on the Wanda Diamond League and Continental Tour circuits as athletes battle it out towards the pinnacle of the 2023 season: the World Championships in Budapest.

‘SPRINT’ amassed 2.4 million views in its first week, putting it comfortably inside the top 10 worldwide in the latest viewing figures table.

Show Views Hours viewed
Supacell: Season 1 11,800,000 61,200,000
The Man with 1000 Kids 6,600,000 13,800,000
Worst Roommate Ever: Season 2 5,400,000 19,400,000
Bridgerton: Season 3 4,000,000 31,600,000
Owning Manhattan: Season 1 2,600,000 16,000,000
SPRINT: Season 1 2,400,000 10,000,000
America's Sweethearts: Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Season 1 2,300,000 15,400,000
That '90s Show: Part 2 1,800,000 5,600,000
The Mole: Season 2 1,800,000 11,100,000
Worst Roommate Ever: Season 1 1,700,000 6,900,000

Along with the current generation of sprint stars, the series also features insights from legendary athletes Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix, Ato Boldon and Michael Johnson, who between them have a total of 73 Olympic and World Championships medals.

The six episodes are:
• Heir to the Throne
• Queens
• Belonging
• Trials & Tribulations
• The Gold Standard
• The Double is Alive

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