Netflix Top 10: ‘The Crown’ Season 5 Continues To Reign at No. 1, ‘1899’ Debuts At No. 2

The Crown Season 5 continues to dominate the Netflix Top 10 chart. During the Nov. 14-20 viewing window, the latest installment of the British royal family drama starring Imelda Staunton and Jonathan Pryce earned 84.3 million hours viewed. The show’s fifth season opened on Nov. 9 to 107.39 million hours viewed within its first five days of availability and ranked in the Top 10 in 88 countries.

Netflix Adds ‘Fictional Dramatization’ Disclaimer To ‘The Crown’ Trailer Description

Netflix has added a disclaimer on its YouTube account to the description for its trailer of season 5 of hit drama The Crown, highlighting it is a work of fiction. The company has in the past emphasized that the show has never claimed to be a purely factual account of events. However, Judi Dench this week criticized the show for “crude sensationalism.” Netflix’s public pronouncements that it was “fictionalized drama” didn’t go far enough and the company should slap a more explicit disclaimer “at the start of each episode,” she argued.

Old Episodes Of ‘The Crown’ Surge Anew In Netflix Weekly Rankings

A new episode of Netflix’s biographical series The Crown hasn’t dropped since November 2020, and Season 5 won’t debut until this upcoming November. Still, driven by the globally observed passing of Queen Elizabeth II, viewing of the original series focused on the British Royal Family has spiked anew, with seasons 1 and 2 of the show generating more than 47 million hours of streaming on Netflix last week.

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‘The Crown’ Casts Khalid Abdalla as Dodi Fayed, Princess Diana’s Tragic Boyfriend; Salim Daw to Play His Father

Award-winning Netflix series “The Crown” will give viewers a glimpse into the doomed relationship between Diana, Princess of Wales, and Egyptian department store heir Dodi Fayed that ended in their tragic deaths. (Image: Associated Press)

Netflix, Apple Prove It Is A Streamer’s World And We Are Just Living In It

Between Netflix’s Sarandos and Apple’s Lasso it was a big night for anyone named Ted.

‘The Crown’ Ratings Jumped 85% After Oprah Interview

The Netflix historical drama landed on Nielsen’s Top 10 streaming programs list for the first time in weeks.

‘The Crown’ Leads Nielsen Streaming Rankings In Huge Thanksgiving Week

Six shows rack up more than a billion minutes of viewing time during the holiday, and Netflix’s movie Hillbilly Elegy makes the top 10.

‘The Crown’ Sets Single-Week Record In Nielsen Streaming Rankings

The Netflix series had the highest single-week total to date in the streaming rankings, with viewers watching 3.36 billion minutes of the show from Nov. 16-22. The previous high was 3.01 billion minutes for The Umbrella Academy from Aug. 3-9.

Netflix Rejects Calls To Add Disclaimer To ‘The Crown’

LONDON (AP) — Netflix has “no plans” to add a disclaimer to “The Crown” stating that its lavish drama about Britain’s royal family is a work of fiction. In a statement Saturday, Netflix said it has always presented the drama, as just that — a drama. “We have always presented The Crown as a drama […]

Netflix Extends ‘The Crown’ To Season 6

‘The Queen’ Taps Its New And Last Queen

Imelda Staunton has been tapped to be the last actress to play Queen Elizabeth II. She will take the crown in the fifth season from Olivia Colman, who, in turn, succeeded Claire Foy.

Gillian Anderson Set To Join ‘The Crown’

‘The Crown’ Producers Apologize For Pay Disparity

LONDON (AP) — Producers of the Netflix drama “The Crown” apologized Tuesday to actors Claire Foy and Matt Smith over the revelation that Foy was paid less than her male co-star. A producer disclosed last week that Foy, who starred as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, was paid less than Smith, who played Prince Philip, because […]

‘The Crown’s Claire Foy Paid Less Than Matt Smith