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Twitter most popular streaming TV shows: ‘Black Mirror,’ ‘Stranger Things’



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  • Twitter revealed its five most tweeted about streaming TV
    shows of 2018, and four of them are Netflix series.
  • Two of those, “Stranger Things” and “Black Mirror,” didn’t
    even debut new seasons this year.
  • “13 Reasons Why” topped the list, and its second season
    sparked controversy this year.
  • The only show not from Netflix was Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s


Twitter revealed its most tweeted about streaming TV shows of the
year, and there’s no question that Netflix dominated the online
conversation in 2018. Four of the top five shows are Netflix

Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which debuted its second season
this year, came in fifth.

Both “Stranger Things” and “Black Mirror” made the list, even
though they haven’t debuted new seasons in 2018. However, the
fifth season of “Black Mirror” is reportedly coming this month
before the year is over.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Netflix
quickly deleted a tweet that said a “Black Mirror” episode called
“Bandersnatch” would be released on December 28 (Netflix drops
all of its episodes at once, so if this is the release date for
one episode, it would be the release date of all).

As EW pointed out, “Bandersnatch” is the name of creature in
Lewis Carroll’s “Through the Looking Glass,” but it’s also the
name of a game referenced in the season three “Black Mirror”
episode, “Playtest.” Bloomberg also reported in October that the
fifth season would debut this month and include a
“choose-your-own-adventure” episode

The third season of “Stranger Things” is expected to debut in

‘Friends’ will remain on Netflix in 2019, and the streaming
service is reportedly dropping $100 million for the

The other Netflix series included on Twitter’s list were “13
Reasons Why” and “Queer Eye.”

The first two seasons of Netflix’s reboot of “Queer Eye for the
Straight Guy” received acclaim from critics and audiences this
year. It has an overall critics score of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes
and won the Emmy for Outstanding Structured Reality Program.

“13 Reasons Why” sparked more controversy in its
second season season
. Critics called the show “problematic;”
a media watchdog group called for Netflix to pull the series; and
experts said it romanticized suicide since one of the
character’s, Hannah, killed herself in the first season but was
still a prominent character in the second in flashbacks. Netflix
still renewed the series for a third season.

Below are the five most tweeted about streaming TV shows
in 2018:

5. “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)

4. “Queery Eye” (Netflix)

3. “Black Mirror” (Netflix)

2. “Stranger Things” (Netflix)

1. “13 Reasons Why” (Netflix)

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