Stranger Things 4 was watched for a billion+ hours already
The fourth season of Stranger Things has proven to be especially popular, Netflix says. Who could see it coming?
According to a press release, the fourth season of the popular Netflix show was so long-awaited that it managed to rack up 1.15 billion viewing hours during its first 28 days of availability. In comparison, this was almost double the 656 million hours managed by the second season of another very popular show: Bridgerton.
Netflix says Stranger Things 4 was so popular that it also managed to drag previous seasons during the trip, with the first three seeing large numbers of playbacks.
Stranger Things 4 returned with new episodes as viewers achieved the “most metal concert in world history,” thanks to Eddie Munson and Metallica. The record series reached 301.28 million viewing hours, becoming the most-watched title this week and appearing in the Top 10 of 93 countries. The series ranks first on the most popular English television list with 1.15 billion hours of viewing. In addition, seasons 1-3 maintained their position on the English television list: season 1 with 34.47 million views, season 2 with 30.26 views and season 3 with 30.28 millions of hours viewed this week.
This comes amid growing competition from Apple TV + and Disney +, with popular programs available to both. However, Stranger Things has something special, with the final season of the show split into two volumes. And some a lot The long episodes probably also helped increase that number of viewers a bit.
As popular as Stranger Things is, it is not the first program to reach the milestone of one billion hours. That honor went to Squid Game, whose star Hoyeon will soon make his Apple TV + debut.
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