The 20 most-watched Netflix shows of 2018

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  • Netflix has been releasing lots of original content this year.
  • “13 Reasons Why” was the most watched Netflix show of 2018.
  • Other shows include “Insatiable”, “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and “Elite.”

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to take stock of not only what TV shows critics took a shine to, but also which ones drew the most viewers. While some of the most-streamed shows on Netflix this year weren’t exactly surprising — promising new shows “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” and “Elite” made the top 20 — some of the picks on the list don’t match up with critics’ reviews.

“Insatiable,” for example, cleared the top 10 most-streamed shows of the year despite backlash, and “13 Reasons Why” scored the number one slot despite (or perhaps because of) its controversial subject matter.

According to TV Time, these are the top 20 most-viewed Netflix shows of 2018.

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“A Series of Unfortunate Events.”

In the second season of the show, things get more unfortunate than ever for the Baudelaire children. They must endure an unpleasant prep school, Count Olaf-as-a-gym-teacher, a pit of hungry lions, and more.


“Cable Girls.”

This show follows four young women with jobs at Spain’s first national telephone company, who pursue their dreams and seek increasing independence in a quickly-changing society. There are now three seasons on the streaming platform.

“Marvel’s Luke Cage.”

“Luke Cage” was canceled by Netflix after a second season. The show follows a man with superhuman strength who must fight for Harlem and revisit his difficult past.

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