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Parrot Analytics: Picard piques interest in Ireland

The continuing return of Captain Picard, Riker et al. has proved popular in Ireland, with the CBS All Access series topping Parrot Analytics’ originals in-demand chart for the week ending March 8 in the country.

Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial intelligence to expressions of demand across social media, fan sites, peer-to-peer protocols and file-sharing platforms.

Star Trek: Picard, which is distributed in the UK and Ireland by Amazon Prime Video, drew 419,276 average demand expressions. The Star Trek series pipped Disney+’s The Mandalorian to the post with the adventures of Baby Yoda attracting 384,277 average demand expressions.

Capping a triumvirate of sci-fi titles, Netflix’s adaptation of tech-noir novel series Altered Carbon sits in third with 276,562 average demand expressions following the premiere of the show’s second season.

Netflix dominates the chart, with regular favourites Narcos, Stranger Things, The Witcher  and Lucifer featuring in fourth, fifth, seventh and ninth place respectively.

Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale sits in sixth with 191,989 average demand expressions, while Prime Video’s The Expanse is in eighth with 137,972 average demand expressions.

Disney+ animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars rounds out the list amidst its seventh and final season with 132,334 average demand expressions.