Welcome back to the latest edition of our weekly ‘DEG Watched at Home Top 20 List’ posts where we keep you informed on the most popular movies and television shows watched at home every week; always compiled and released by the Digital Entertainment Group. This week’s new ‘DEG Watched at Home Top 20 List’ for October 15, 2020 yet again sees the Jessica Chastain led action film ‘Ava’ holding securely to the top spot, while the Disney Halloween favorite ‘Hocus Pocus’ jumps into second place and knocks back last week’s second place ‘The Secret: Dare to Dream’ to fifth. Meanwhile, season’s 3 and 1 of ‘Yellowstone’ sit at third and fourth while season 2 holds its spot at sixth. Some other noteworthy new titles appear on the list this week, including Season 1 of ‘Star Trek: Picard’ which debuts in seventh and the 2018 ‘Halloween’ film directed by David Gordon Green makes an appearance in nineteenth place. Continue below to check out this week’s news release which includes the new ‘DEG Watched at Home Top 20 List’ and then sound off in the comments with what you’ve been watching!
HALLOWEEN FILMS ASCEND IN DEG’S “WATCHED AT HOME TOP 20” LIST
Get into the Halloween spirit with a great selection of movies from this week’s DEG “Watched at Home Top 20” list, including Hocus Pocus, which climbed to No. 2, Beetlejuice (up to No. 8, from 11) and The Nightmare Before Christmas (up to No. 14, from 16). Halloween (2018) also joins the list of trending films strengthening the holiday showing. Additionally, four new titles join the chart: Star Trek: Picard Season 1, documentary The Phenomenon, romantic comedy Then Came You, and sci-fi drama 2067. Despite all the new entrants, the top of the chart remains relatively unchanged, with Jessica Chastain vehicle Ava at No. 1 and multiple seasons of Yellowstone and The Secret: Dare to Dream rounding out the Top 5.
DEG compiles the ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list with the most widely consumed titles on disc and digital during the previous week (except for outside subscription-based streaming platforms). Assembled with the newest studio and retailer data every seven days, it showcases current consumer enthusiasm for home viewing of the newest film and television releases.
Please see below for the October 15 ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list:
1 Ava (Vertical Entertainment, 2020)
2 Hocus Pocus (Disney)
3 Yellowstone: S3 (Paramount)
4 Yellowstone: S1 (Paramount
5 The Secret: Dare to Dream (Lionsgate)
6 Yellowstone: S2 (Paramount)
7 Star Trek: Picard: S1 (Paramount)
8 Beetlejuice (Warner)
9 The Phenomenon (1091)
10 Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film Coll. (Warner)
11 Alone (Magnolia Pictures, 2020)
12 Then Came You (Vertical Entertainment)
13 The Tax Collector (RLJ Entertainment)
14 The Nightmare Before Christmas (Disney)
15 Rick and Morty: S4 (Warner)
16 Trolls World Tour (Universal)
17 The Secret Garden (Universal, 2020)
18 2067 (RLJ Entertainment)
19 Halloween (Universal, 2018)
20 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Warner)
Source | DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group
Includes U.S. Digital Sales, Digital Rentals (VOD), DVD & Blu-ray for week ended 10.10.20.
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