Top 10 most watched and trending channels of the week

Top 10 most watched and trending channels of the week has teamed up with esports and streaming analytics firm Stream Hatchet to bring you weekly charts of the most popular games and creators in the streaming space.

This chart documents the most watched channels by hours across Twitch, YouTube Gaming, Mixer and Facebook.

Each week we'll be documenting the top ten most watched channels across all the major streaming platforms, so you can see which creators are growing and which ones are in decline. The chart also shows what games they play the most. Check out our chart covering the top ten most watched games of the week here.

We'll also document the top ten rising channels of the week. These are the creators that are rising fastest on their respective platforms.

This chart covers the week commencing November 26th to December 2nd.

Most watched channels

Twitch channel BeyondTheSummit is leading the most viewed chart this week. The channel is currently broadcasting coverage of Dota 2's Bucharest Minor, which saw views spike bt 414 per cent. 

Ninja is in second place this week after a 28 per cent decrease in views, and Twitch channel EASPORTFIFA is a new entry in third. Take a wild guess which game that channel is covering.

Starladder1 is also a new entry at number four; the Russian Twitch channel has also been providing Dota 2 coverage, which has led to 325 per cent increase in views this week.

Shroud is in fifth place with a 5.6 per cent increase in views. He's closely followed by Fortnite streamer Tfue, who, despite a 34.8 per cent decrease - is less than 100k views behind Shroud.

TwitchPresents is in seventh with a 56.4 per cent increase in views this week. The Twitch-owned channel regularly hosts marathon-style broadcasts and concluded a Pokémon marathon this week, which is set to return on December 17th.

Nick Eh 30 is in eighth after a 41.8 per cent drop in views and is the only YouTube channel in the list this week. Twitch channel xQcOW is in ninth after a 10.8 per cent increase in views. xQc is a former professional Overwatch player, but is currently suspended from the title.

Streamer TimTheTatman closes the chart this week with a 72.4 per cent increase in views after a successful week of Fortnite.

Top channels

Trending channels by followers

The trending by followers chart features some old favourites this week, including Ninja, Tfue, Dynamo Gaming and Symfuhny. 

New entries include EASPORTSFIFA, YouTube channel Clash Royale en Espanol, and Twitch streamer jonathan_reed998.

Trending channels by views

Like the above, the trending by views chart looks very similar to last week's. PUBG TV is leading, and chart regulars like Typical Gamer, Funhaus and Diana Naikova have made an appearance.

YouTube channel ungespielt is a new entry this week. The German channel creates content and streams different video games

Top trending


Danielle Partis is editor of and former editor of She was named Journalist of the Year at the MCV Women in Games Awards 2019, as well as in the MCV 30 under 30 2020. Prior to Steel Media, she wrote about music and games at Team Rock.


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