The CTV Shows That Engaged Audiences in February 2023

In our monthly look at CTV programming performance, we identify the top new, episodic shows for Share of Time Spent, Co-Viewing, Attention, and Binge Watching. 

February may be widely considered a month for romance, but mysteries and thrillers dominated as the genres where viewers spent their time. Netflix captured the highest share of time spent with shows like action-adventure mystery "Outer Banks," psychological thriller "You," and true crime series, "Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal." Notably, Peacock disrupted Netflix's clean sweep of the top five spots in January with the murder mystery, "Poker Face." Keep reading to see which other CTV shows engaged viewers.

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The Top CTV Original Episodic Programs, By Share of Time Spent - February 2023

Our Share of Time Spent metric measures the total time viewers spend with a program as a percent of all viewing for new, original episodic CTV content during the time period.  In February, Netflix's "Outer Banks" topped the list as the action-packed teen drama series kicked off its third season toward the end of February. It was joined by three other Netflix shows, including the hit series "You," which dropped the first half of its fourth season.  Peacock also broke into the top five with its murder mystery series, "Poker Face." 

Program  Application Share of Time Spent
Outer Banks Netflix 9%
You Netflix 8%
Perfect Match Netflix 6%
Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal Netflix 6%
Poker Face Peacock 5%


The Top CTV Original Episodic Programs, By Attention Index - February 2023

Our Attention Index identifies how viewers paid attention to programming compared to the average linear program and is a good indicator of the strength of programming and its ability to keep people in the room.  In February, "Fauda" rose to the top with its fourth season.  "Carnival Row" also commanded high attention as its long-awaited second and final season dropped. 

Program  Application Attention Index
Fauda Netflix 166
Carnival Row Amazon 155
Dear Edward Apple 147
The Game Paramount+ 147
Extraordinary Hulu 145


The Top CTV Original Episodic Programs, By Co-Viewing Rate - February 2023

These are the shows that viewers watched together in February 2023. Our Co-Viewing Rate measures the percentage of time viewers watched the program with more than one person in the room. TVision's person-level insights enable measurement of CTV co-viewing and can provide brands and apps with accurate co-viewing multiples. Disney+, which typically sees high co-viewing rates, led the way with its Star Wars animated series, "The Bad Batch." Reality TV also made a strong showing with Peacock's "The Traitors" and Netflix's "Bake Squad."

Program Application Co-Viewing Rate
Star Wars: The Bad Batch Disney+ 71%
The Traitors Peacock 63%
Bake Squad Netflix 61%
Nate Bargatze: Hello World Amazon 60%
Mayor of Kingstown Paramount+ 59%


The Top CTV Original Episodic Programs, By Binge-Watching Rate - February 2023

These are the programs that viewers were most likely to consume in sessions of three or more episodes at a time. Similar to previous months, an adult cartoon led the way, as "My Dad the Bounty Hunter" topped the list as February's most binged show.

Program Application Binge Watch Rate
My Dad the Bounty Hunter Netflix 57%
Princess Power Netflix 53%
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder Disney+ 50%
The Game Paramount+ 46%
Make My Day Netflix 46%

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