What’s the most watched OTT content in Middle East?
The Streaming Lab - MENA #15
Hey 👋 - Yann here.
This is the 15th issue of The Streaming Lab - MENA.
Each Saturday, I analyse 1 topic to better understand the OTT market in the Middle East & North Africa.
This week, I’m looking at the most watched OTT content in United Arab Emirates.
Enjoy the show!
🇦🇪 United Arab Emirates
Netflix - Movies / TV Series
Loving Adults / Delhi Crime
That’s Armor / Mo
The Next 365 Days / Extraordinary Attorney Woo
I Came By / Echoes
Seoul Vibe / The Sandman
Day Shift / Partner Track
Look Both Ways / High Heat
Prime Video - Movies / TV Series
No Time to Die / The Terminal List s1
Juuugjugg Jeeyo / Mirzapur s2
Malayankunjun / All or Nothing: Arsenal s1
Thirteen Lives / Panchayat s2
K.G.F Chapter 2 / The Wheel of Time s1
Rocketry - The Nambi Effect / The Family Man s2
Spectre / Mind The Malhotras s2
iTunes - Movies
Death on the Nile
DC League of Super-Pets
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
The Bad Guys
Spider-Man: No Way Home
Shahid - TV Series
The Killing s1
Al Tahaddi: Al Sir 2
Al Ain Bil Ain s1
Al Layla Wa Elly Feeha s1
Hob Lil Ijar s1
Hobbi Al Baher s1
StarzPlay - Movies / TV Series
Top Gun / The Twilight Zone
Al Aref / The Office
Raging Bull / The Stand
The Misfits / Two and a Half Men
Hercules / Naruto Shippuden
The Godfather / Young Sheldon
Inmate #1 / Raising Kanan
X / Westworld
Good Luck To You, Leo Grande / The Sopranos
Everything Everywhere All At Once / Spartacus
Last Night In Soho / Euphoria
Deep Water / Succession
Spy / Industry
XXX Return of Xander Cage / Warrior
What are the insights you can can get from all those rankings?
Extract the metadata: genre, country of origin, release date, etc. You’ll find:
The most watched content per country of origin
The most watched content per year of release
The most watched genres
Mix the parameters and discover:
The most watched genres on Shahid in Saudi Arabia
The most watched TV series on StarzPlay coming from the US
The most watched originals on Prime Video
Look at the trends and analyze:
The most watched genres from June 2022 and June 2023
The TV Series that stayed at the top this year
The most watched new releases or library titles in Ramadan 2022
The possibilities of analysis are endless. Have fun!
That’s all for today, the most watched content from 6 local and international OTT services in UAE.
Do you want more? I can share with you the Top 10 from 10 services in 10 MENA countries. Weekly.
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