Hulu Announces the Most Popular Shows & Movies of 2018




, ,

This week Hulu announced their most popular movies and TV shows of 2018 giving us a rare look into the world of Hulu subscribers.

According to Hulu, their most popular TV episode was the season 2 premiere of The Handmaid’s Tale. This probably shouldn’t be a surprise because The Handmaid’s Tale is one of the most popular shows in the United States.

The most popular day was September 23. On September 23, viewers watched the PGA Tour, Sunday night NFL games, their favorite on-demand show, or fall TV premieres.

For animated shows, Family Guy was the most popular followed by South Park and Bob’s Burgers. The number 1 family cartoon was Teen Titans Go.

The most popular movies of 2018 on Hulu included Baywatch, Transformers: The Last Knight and I, Tonya. Together, these three movies accounted for more than 27 million streams.

According to Hulu, the most popular sports teams of 2018 were:

– Washington Capitals (NHL)
– New England Patriots (NFL)
– Georgia Bulldogs (NCAA Football)
– Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
– Boston Red Sox (MLB)

According to Hulu, the most popular medical dramas were ER, Grey’s Anatomy, and The Good Doctor with over 100 million hours streamed.

What would you add to this list? Leave us a comment and let us know.

Did you know we have a YouTube Channel? Every week we have a live Cord Cutting Q&A, and weekly Cord Cutting recap shows exclusively on our YouTube Channel!

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more news, tips, and reviews. Need cord cutting tech support? Join our Cord Cutting Tech Support Facebook Group for help.

Disclaimer: To address the growing use of ad blockers we now use affiliate links to sites like, streaming services, and others. Affiliate links help sites like Cord Cutters News, stay open. Affiliate links cost you nothing but help me support my family. We do not allow paid reviews on this site. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from :

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.