No one expected this new Netflix series to dethrone ‘Stranger Things’ as the most watched series

The users of the ‘streaming’ giant have made this author series have managed to surpass that of the Duffer brothers.

Netflix continues to surprise with its new releases that easily become a new phenomenon for weeks. Let’s remember what happened in August with Sandman, then with Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story and now with Tim Burton’s Wednesday.

But the series starring Jenna Ortega has not only been a worldwide success, but has also dethroned Stranger Things as the most watched series in terms of English-language fiction. Since its premiere on November 23, has managed to gather 341.2 million hours of viewing, according to Netflix’s internal data measurement.

This has made it exceed 335 million hours of viewing recorded during the premiere of the season 4 of stranger things which premiered in two parts on May 30 and June 5, this being the one that held the record for viewing Netflix series in English.

Still yet to unseat as the most watched series overall is The Squid Game, which generated a whopping 571.76 million hours viewed during its premiere week in 2021 and followed that up with two more weeks on the mark. 400 million hours. Wednesday also reached the first place of the most viewed on Netflix during that first week of release in 83 countries, tying this record with stranger things.

Why is ‘Wednesday’ called Merlina in Latin America?

The Tim Burton-directed series follows the story of the diehard daughter of the Addams Family who is forced to attend a boarding school called Nevermore Academy, where her parents met and fell madly in love. Wednesday Addams is unhappy with this change and, of course, angry with her mother. But also he begins to suffer startling visions that may or may not foretell the future.

Wednesday features a main cast consisting of Jenna Ortega as Wednesday, Gwendoline Christie as Larissa Weems, Riki Lindhome as Dr. Valerie Kinbott, Jamie McShane as Sheriff Donovan Galpin, Hunter Doohan as Tyler Galpin, and Percy Hynes-White as Xavier Thorpe.

Remember that the first season of Wednesday It is now available in full on Netflix.