The Most Popular Shows On Netflix Right Now Besides 'Archive 81'

The new seasons of "Cheer" and "Queer Eye" are also trending on the streaming service.

“Archive 81” is the most popular show on Netflix, according to the streaming service’s public ranking system.

Based on a fiction podcast of the same name, this new horror series follows an archivist hired to catalog the work of a filmmaker who went missing. As the archivist restores her tapes, he discovers her investigation into a dangerous cult.

The second most popular show of the moment is “Cheer,” following its second season premiere on Jan. 12. The docuseries picks up right after the end of the first season and depicts the changing lives and experiences of the Navarro College cheer team members as they navigate new challenges in the spotlight.

"Archive 81" on Netflix.
"Archive 81" on Netflix.

Beyond the top two titles in the ranking, the “Karate Kid” sequel series “Cobra Kai” remains popular, along with the new British mystery miniseries “Stay Close.”

And if you aren’t already an “Ozark” fan, we recommend checking out the crime drama ASAP. The critically acclaimed show is trending ahead of its fourth and final season premiere on Jan. 21, so you’ve got three days to binge the first three seasons in time.

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9. “Queer Eye” (Netflix)

6. “Ozark” (Netflix)

5. “The Witcher” (Netflix)

4. “Stay Close” (Netflix)

3. “Cobra Kai” (Netflix)

2. “Cheer” (Netflix)

1. “Archive 81” (Netflix)

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