Advanced Television

Netflix: Bridgerton S2 most watched series ever

April 20, 2022

After four weeks atop the English TV list, Netflix has revealed that Bridgerton Season 2 is now its Most Popular English language series of all time with 627.11 million hours viewed, ahead of Bridgerton Season 1 in second place. This marks the first series to hold both the first and second place on a Most Popular list. For the week beginning April 11th, Season 2 clocked 66.61 millin hours viewed and appeared in the Top 10 in 88 countries.

Meanwhile, The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On held on to the #2 spot with 58.47 million hours viewed. Starring Sienna Miller, Michelle Dockery and Rupert Friend, Anatomy of a Scandal debuted on the list at #3 with 40.28 million hours viewed. The limited series, based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Sarah Vaughan, also appeared in the Top 10 in 78 countries. In honour of Earth Month, viewers explored the wonders of the world as Our Great National Parks came in at #5 with 17.09 million hours viewed. The five-part series narrated by President Barack Obama was in the Top 10 in 26 countries.

On the non-English TV list, Elite Season 5 had 67.39 million hours viewed and was in the Top 10 in 75 countries, making it the most viewed title this week. Season 1 of the Spanish series came in at #9 with 10.11 million hours viewed. Korean series Business Proposal (24.19 million hours viewed), Twenty Five Twenty One (14.08 million hours viewed) and Forecasting Love and Weather (9.41 million hours viewed) continued to captivate audiences. New entrants on the list include Spanish historical drama Heirs to the Land with 11.81 million hours viewed and Brazilian comedy Smother-in-Law with 11.07 million hours viewed.

For the second straight week, The In Between topped the English Films list with 35.9 million hours viewed. The love story appeared in the Top 10 in 92 countries. Coming in at #2 was cursed computer-game thriller Choose or Die with 16 million hours viewed. Meanwhile, The Adam Project and Metal Lords continued to have staying power with 9.27 million hours viewed and 8.74 million hours viewed, respectively.

Polish films held the top spots on the non-English Films list. Furioza remained at #1 with 17.8 million hours viewed. The Polish action film stayed in the Top 10 in 78 countries. And romantic comedy-drama Taming of the Shrewd entered the list at #2 with 17.02 million hours viewed. Friendships were formed in Spanish drama Dancing on Glass, which had 5.23 million hours viewed. Additionally, Black Crab pulled in 3.04 million hours viewed and moved up the Most Popular list to the third spot with 94.13 million hours viewed.

Categories: Articles, Consumer Behaviour, Content, Premium, Research, VOD

Tags: , ,