Streaming supplier Peacock had a giant win at Nielsen because of the success of The Greatest Man: The Closing Chapters collection.
After its December 22 premiere on Peacock, The Greatest Man: The Closing Chapters grew to become Peacock’s first unique undertaking to make Nielsen’s High 10 streaming rankings, Selection reported. Knowledge reveals in inside 4 days of its premiere, the collection ranked at No. 5 on Nielsen’s High 10 Streaming Originals chart for the Dec. 19-25 viewing interval.
The rating made The Closing Chapters Peacock’s largest collection debut so far, topping the earlier titleholder, Bel-Air, Peacock’s dramatic reimagining of the ’90s sitcom, The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air. In response to Nielsen, The Greatest Man: The Closing Chapters additionally closed out 2022 and opened 2023 because the No. 1 streaming collection amongst Black audiences.
Together with the earlier report set by Bel-Air, Peacock’s largest success in unique collection are inside Black content material that faucets into the nostalgia of the 90s.
The Greatest Man: The Closing Chapters is the third installment of the beloved 1999 romantic comedy, The Greatest Man, and the 2013 sequel, The Greatest Man Vacation. The Peacock collection catches up with the characters from the unique movie as they navigate the unpredictable levels of midlife disaster meets midlife renaissance.
It stars Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut, Regina Corridor, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Lengthy, Harold Perrineau, and Melissa De Sousa. Author and creator Malcolm D. Lee of Blackmaled Productions served as government producer alongside Dayna Lynne North of Loud Sis Productions, Blackmaled’s Dominique Telson, and Hivemind’s Sean Daniel.
“I felt prefer it was a narrative that was common, that everybody would be capable of relate to, had cultural specificity, and it was going to feed an viewers that was actually hungry for it,” Lee advised one outlet. “However simply so occurs that it was the suitable story to inform with The Greatest Man Vacation and I actually needed to provide the characters one thing extra grownup to take care of.”