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Netflix says Stranger Things sets new viewing milestones

The only other Netflix show to cross 1 billion viewing hours is South Korean drama Squid Game.

Netflix says Stranger Things sets new viewing milestones

(From left) Maya Hawke as Robin Buckley, Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Priah Ferguson as Erica Sinclair, Natalia Dyer as Nancy Wheeler, and Sadie Sink as Max Mayfield in STRANGER THINGS. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

The latest season of Netflix Inc's Stranger Things has pushed total viewership for the series to more than 1.15 billion hours, the streaming service said on Tuesday (Jul 5).

The science-fiction drama starring Winona Ryder and Millie Bobby Brown has become the most popular English-language series on Netflix. The only other Netflix show to cross 1 billion viewing hours is South Korean drama Squid Game.

Stranger Things also hit #1 on Netflix's Top 10 lists in 91 countries, a first for an English-language TV series, the company said.

The show's fourth season concluded with the final two episodes released on Jul 1, briefly crashing the Netflix app as fans rushed to view it. The series debuted in 2016.

Source: Reuters/sr

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