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 the games they've played most that week. Check out our chart covering the top ten most-watched games of the week here.

This chart covers the week commencing October 21st.

Most-watched channels

Riot Games tops the chart for another week, despite a sizeable 49.4 per cent drop in views. The Twitch channel racked up over 4.6 million views despite the decline.

LoL Esports on YouTube follows closely in second after amassing over 4.3 million hours watched in the last week. Both channels have a heavy focus on League of Legends, which was also the most-watched game across streaming platforms last week.

Starladder_cs_en on Twitch is a fresh entry in third after amassing 2.9 million hours watched, covering Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Its followed by Dota2RuHub, which is a new entry in fourth with 2.7 million hours watched.

Vietnam Esports TV takes fifth after a huge 203 per cent rise in hours watched. The League of Legends focused YouTube channel soared past 2 million hours watched in the last week.

Gaules on Twitch takes sixth place, re-entering the chart after a 106.6 per cent rise in views. The CS: GO channel amassed 1.7 million hours watched last week. 

LVPes moves up to seventh from tenth despite a 0.2 per cent drop in views, followed by a new entry in eighth. Mobile Legends: Bang Bang is a Facebook Live channel, and one of the first Facebook pages to appear in the top 10. It racked up over 1.6 million hours watched last week.

Dr DisRespect pops into the chart in ninth after a 54.4 per cent rise in views. Twitch's mustached maverick racked up 1.3 million hours watched last week; despite being one of the platformer's biggest streamers he rarely shows up in the top 10. 

ESL_DOTA2 on Twitch closes the chart this week, a new entry after amassing over 1.3 million hours watched covering well, Dota 2. 

Trending by views and followers

The chart below shows the top 10 channels and creators trending by the number of followers or views they have gained in the last week.

Influencer Editor

Danielle Partis is Editor of She was previously the lead content creator for TeamRock Games, as well as contributing to outlets such as Metal Hammer, both online and in-print. Prior to that, Danielle worked as a freelance PR consultant and freelance journalist for a number of outlets.


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