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Netflix's new show Wednesday surpasses Stranger Things 4 to become 2022's most viewed show in the first week

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Netflix's new show Wednesday surpasses Stranger Things 4 to become 2022's most viewed show in the first week © Provided by India Today Netflix's new show Wednesday surpasses Stranger Things 4 to become 2022's most viewed show in the first week

Netflix's new series Wednesday has surpassed Stranger Things 4 to become the most-watched English language series in a week for the streaming platform. Netflix announced the same, reiterating that Wednesday had set a new record for the service in the first week of its release. The show was released on November 23, 2022, and has garnered almost 341.2 million hours of viewership already. 

WEDNESDAY SETS A NEW RECORD 

In the week ending Sunday, Wednesday surpassed even Stranger Things 4, which garnered nearly 335 million hours of watch time in its first week. The 8 episode series is about Wednesday Addams and the Addams family. It is a fantasy thriller starring Jenna Ortega in the titular role, alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones as Morticia and Luis Guzman as Gomez. 

ALL OTHER RECORDS SET ON NETFLIX 

While the single week watch time record has now been earned by Wednesday, Stranger Things 4 still holds the record for the most-watched English-language series in its first 28 days on the platform. The fourth season clocked in 1.35 billion hours of watch time. However, Squid Game holds the record for the most watched series of all time for the platform during the same time frame. 

In other news, the other top 10 most-watched English-language series in 28 days on Netflix include DAHMER: Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (856.2 million hours watched), Bridgerton 2 (656.2 million hours watched).

 

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