Netflix Has the Best Original Streaming Content (Cordie Awards 2021)

This year in The Cordie Awards, we asked our readers to vote for their favorite original streaming content of the year. With originals like The Witcher, Virgin River, and Squid Game, Netflix easily took first place.

Netflix came in at 28.1% of the votes for best original content. Disney+ came in second with 16.7% and Apple TV+ came in third with 13.2%.

Here’s how other streaming services stacked up:

  • Amazon Prime Video 11.9%
  • HBO Max 9.9%
  • Paramount+ 6%
  • Hulu 4.7%
  • The Roku Channel 3.9%
  • Discovery+ 3.4%
  • Peacock 2%

We also asked readers to share some of their favorite streaming original shows and movies from the past year. Here were some of the most popular answers:

  • Ted Lasso (Apple TV+)
  • WandaVision (Disney+)
  • Squid Game (Netflix)
  • Star Trek: Discovery (Paramount+)
  • The Wheel of Time (Prime Video)
  • The Mandalorian (Disney+)
  • Only Murders in the Building (Hulu)
  • Space Jam: A New Legacy (HBO Max)
  • Cobra Kai (Netflix)
  • Raised by Wolves (HBO Max)
  • The Morning Show (Apple TV+)
  • Red Notice (Netflix)
  • Hawkeye (Disney+)