The 10 Most Popular Shows On Netflix Right Now (May 26)

"Sweet Magnolias" is Netflix's most popular offering.
JoAnna García Swisher in "Sweet Magnolias"
JoAnna García Swisher in "Sweet Magnolias"

“Sweet Magnolias” is the most popular show on Netflix, according to the streaming service’s public ranking system. The show is also the most popular offering on Netflix, regardless of format.

This new romantic drama debuted on May 19. “Sweet Magnolias” includes Jamie Lynn Spears and Chris Klein in the cast. The plot focuses on South Carolina families trying to find happiness.

After two weeks in the top spot, the show “Dead to Me” fell to fourth place.

“History 101” is in third place. The show presents surface-level explanations of topics such as fast food. Netflix has a history of allowing questionable documentary-style projects on the platform. Be skeptical of anything you learn from this show. Given the low-budget and lack of advertising (it’s hard to find anything about this show off-platform), it seems like its success comes from the name alone.

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9. “Selling Sunset” (Netflix Original)

8. “White Lines” (Netflix Original)

7. “Outer Banks” (Netflix Original)

4. “Dead to Me” (Netflix Original)

3. “History 101” (Netflix Original)

1. “Sweet Magnolias” (Netflix Original)