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

The Yogscast Twitch channel is leading the most watched channels chart this week. The channel experienced a 132.9 per cent increase in views due to the company's annual charity Jingle Jam event. 

Riot Games is a new entry is second with over 2.4 million hours watched this week. Fortnite creator TheGrefg takes third after a huge 606.3 per cent increase in views. He's very closely followed by fellow Fortnite streamer Tfue, who experienced a 48.5 per cent increase. 

Shroud takes fifth with a 33.8 per cent increase this week. Dota2RuHub is in sixth place after a 33.6 per cent increase. 

A new entry in seventh is Call of Duty's offical Twitch channel. The channel racked up 1.8 million hours this week. It's followed by YouTuber Nick Eh 30 in eighth, who increased his views by 43 per cent this week. 

Ninja has dropped to ninth this week, an 18.4 per cent decrease in views meant the Fortnite superstar only racked up 1.6 million hours watched this week. Fortnite streamer Dakotaz closes the chart this week with a 33 per increase in views on last week.

Top channels

Trending channels by followers

YouTube channel Hung Item is leading the trending by followers chart this week. The Vietnamese outlet is mainly providing coverage on Arena of Valor tournaments.

New entries this week include Twitch League of Legends streamer Kubon_, and YouTube channel Gaming With Anthony. Both channels experienced 91 per cent and 100 per cent view increases respectively this week.

Trending channels by views

YouTuber TheGrefg is leading the views chart by a huge margin this week. The Fortnite creator rakced up over 18.6 million views, 10 million more than IGN in second place.

Other entries include YouTube channel PUBG TV which racked up 5.3 million views, Funhaus which racked up 5.2 million, and Diana Maikova, who racked up over 4 million views this week.

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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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