Stranger Things 4 Vol 1 has set the entire series even higher as the most popular in the English language. The fourth season surpasses viewing records, with the final two episodes premiering in less than three weeks.
While Squid Game remains Netflix’s most popular series, The fourth season has broken the record for the most hours watched in the first 28 days of a show. The sci-fi series didn’t need the entire four weeks to break the record; it did so in just 17 days.
Stranger Things season four surpassed Bridgerton season 2’s record of 781.04 million hours viewed in its first two and a half weeks, as per Netflix.
The season was seen for 286.8 million hours throughout the weekend, making it the most-watched premiere weekend for an English-language Netflix series ever. It topped the 193 million hours of season two of “Bridgerton” and the 202 million hours of season five of “Money Heist.”
“Stranger Things” season four premiered on Netflix on Friday, three years after the third season. Netflix claims that it is already breaking viewing records.
Netflix released the following statement regarding the success of Stranger Things 4: Vol. 1:
“Stranger Things 4 continues to break records as it turns the world upside down. The Hawkins crew pulled in an additional 159.24M hours in the third week. The series has also cemented itself as the Most Popular English-language TV series on Netflix with an astounding 781.04M hours viewed, the first English language series to do so in this period of time.”
Netflix gets most of that by splitting the show into two volumes. Volume 1 of the fourth season has been released this Friday, May 27, and On July 1, volume 2 of the fourth season will release.