The Most Popular Shows On Netflix Right Now Besides 'Wednesday'

A German thriller and a nature docuseries are also trending on the streaming service.

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

The coming-of-age horror comedy is the latest installment in the iconic “Addams Family” franchise. Jenna Ortega stars as the titular daughter, with Catherine Zeta-Jones and Luis Guzmán as her parents, Morticia and Gomez Addams. Christina Ricci, who played Wednesday in the films “The Addams Family” and “Addams Family Values” in the ’90s, has a small role in the Netflix series.

In second place is the German thriller “1899,” which follows passengers on a ship bound for the U.S. at the turn of the 20th century. The transatlantic voyage takes a mysterious turn when they encounter an abandoned vessel in the ocean.

"Wednesday" on Netflix.
"Wednesday" on Netflix.

Another trending show of the moment is the South African teen drama “Blood & Water.” The third season premiered on Nov. 25 and continues the story of a Cape Town high schooler working to uncover the secrets of her sister’s disappearance.

The nature docuseries “Our Universe” made the ranking as well. Morgan Freeman narrates the six-episode show, which debuted on Nov. 22.

Read on for the full top 10 list, and if you want to stay informed about everything joining Netflix each week, subscribe to the Streamline newsletter.


10. “Our Universe” (Netflix)

6. “Manifest” (Netflix)

5. “Blood & Water” (Netflix)

4. “The Crown” (Netflix)

3. “Dead to Me” (Netflix)

2. “1899” (Netflix)

1. “Wednesday” (Netflix)

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