Netflix’s Dahmer is now popular than Bridgerton. The streaming giants say that Dahmer has now been watched for 701.4 million hours so far thus making it the platform’s number 2 most popular English show at the moment.
Netflix’s Dahmer is Now Popular than Bridgerton
Dahmer by Netflix has now been watched many times than either season of Bridgerton and in the process making it the streaming platform’s most popular English language series according to watch time stats that was released on Tuesday showing the popularity of the serial-killer series continuing to spike.
The show and series which goes by the full title Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffery Dahmer Story has been watched globally for a total of 701.4 million hours since its release date on September 21.
In contrast, the second season of Bridgerton was watched for 656.3 million hours in its first 28 days of release. Its first season also however was streamed for 625.5 million hours in its first 28 days.
Dahmer Remains Second To Stranger Things 4
With that being said, Dahmer remains close behind the 1.35 billion hours watched of stranger things 4 which is Netflix’s most-watched English language show as well as the 1.65 billion hours that is devoted to squid game which is the company’s most-watched show overall as per the company’s charts. The series Dahmer has over a week to accrue more watch time toward its ranking in the all-time charts of Netflix. It is however very much unlikely to overtake either squid game or stranger things in the remaining time it got left.
Netflix for many years was notoriously tight-tipped in regard to its viewership. Beau Willimon who is the creator of House of Cards which initially put the original programming of Netflix on the map at a time said that the company would not even share viewership metrics with him.
Netflix Has Become Much More Open To the Popularity of Its Shows and Movies
The streaming platform within the last two years however has become much more open in regards to the popularity of its shows and movies in a bid to help it recruit talent and stoke buzz. Netflix firstly added a top trending ranking to its service. With this people could see the most popular titles streaming on Netflix in their country on any given day. After that it started to share popularity stats for certain titles publicly thus publicizing the number of accounts that watch two minutes of a particular title in the first month of its release.
Netflix Launched a Website Dedicated To Posting Weekly Charts of Its Most Famous Shows and Movies
Netflix recently launched a website that is dedicated to posting weekly charts of its most famous shows and movies as well as a global ranking of all-time most-watched titles. The said charts are updated on a weekly basis and also ranked by the total number of hours spent by subscribers watching them.
The said rankings show an unprecedented trove of data in regards to what’s popular on Netflix, showing a detailed metric of the most popular titles in the last week not only on a global scale but also for over 90 individual countries. This is the most transparency that Netflix ever has had for its viewership. But this is also meant to help subscribers in having an insight into what’s most popular on the streaming service.