We hope everyone had a nice Holiday break and we’d like to welcome you back to the first edition of our weekly ‘DEG Watched at Home Top 20 List’ posts for the year of 2021. Continue below for the ‘DEG Top 20 List’ for January 4, 2021 which is compiled of data for the week ended on 12.26.20.
The ‘DEG Watched at Home Top 20 List’ for January 4 sees the Holiday titles delivering big through Christmastime as last week’s number one title ‘Tenet’ gets bumped down to third place while the Holiday favorite ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ takes first. The Will Ferrell starring ‘Elf’ held its spot in second once again while ‘A Christmas Story’ moved up into fourth from its spot at tenth the previous week and the ‘Harry Potter 8-Film Collection’ nudged back up from its spot at seventh last week to fifth to round out the top five. Continue below to check out the full news release with the new ‘DEG Watched at Home Top 20 List’ and then let us know in the comments what you were watching over the Holidays!
HOLIDAY FAVORITES DOMINATE DEG’S
“WATCHED AT HOME TOP 20” LIST
The holiday spirit uplifted seasonal titles in DEG’s ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list, moving National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and Elf on top while Christopher Nolan’s Tenet dropped to No. 3 in its second week of release. Holiday titles occupied more than half of DEG’s chart with Die Hard (yes, it’s a Christmas movie) and Scrooged joining returning holiday titles including Home Alone, The Polar Express and Love Actually. TV titles also captured audiences, with full series of Friends, Game of Thrones and The Office, as well as all three seasons of Yellowstone, in the Top 20.
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 January 4 ‘Watched at Home Top 20’ list:
1 National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (Warner Bros.)
2 Elf (Warner Bros.)
3 Tenet (Warner Bros.)
4 A Christmas Story (Warner Bros.)
5 Harry Potter: Complete 8-film Collection (Warner Bros.)
6 Home Alone (Disney)
7 Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (2018, Universal)
8 The Polar Express (Warner Bros.)
9 Love Actually (Universal)
10 Yellowstone: S3 (Paramount)
11 Friends: S1-10 (Warner Bros.)
12 Game of Thrones: S1-8 (Warner Bros.)
13 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (Disney)
14 Die Hard (Fox)
15 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966, Warner Bros.)
16 The Office: S1-9 (Universal)
17 Unhinged (Lionsgate)
18 Yellowstone: S1 (Paramount)
19 Scrooged (Paramount)
20 The New Mutants (Fox)
Source | DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group
Includes U.S. Digital Sales, Digital Rentals (VOD), DVD & Blu-ray for week ended 12.26.20; excluding PVOD.
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DEG advocates and promotes entertainment platforms, products and distribution channels which support the movie, television, music, consumer electronics and IT industries. With the objective to support and drive marketing initiatives, DEG’s list has been created to increase awareness and encourage adoption by the public and consuming audience of emerging home entertainment formats and new distribution models. The Watched at Home Top 20 is published each Thursday on DEG’s web site, degonline.org, and is distributed in its daily DEN email.