Wednesday pushes Stranger Things 4 off throne for most watched show

‘Wednesday’ takes out ‘Stranger Things 4’ for the most watched show in one week on Netflix.

Today, Netflix announced that Wednesday has taken the number one spot which was held by Stranger Things 4 record for the most watched English – language TV show. The new series, inspired by The Addams Family, stars Jenna Ortega, Luis Guzmán, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Emma Myers and Gwendoline Christie.

The ode to the Addams Family, centres around Wednesday smart, sarcastic and a little dead inside,” as she investigates a murder spree while making new friends – and foes – at Nevermore Academy.” “Being an outcast has never been more IN as Wednesday, the supernatural-infused mystery charting Wednesday Addams’ years at Nevermore Academy, debuted in the #1 spot with a record-breaking 341.2M hours viewed,” Netflix confirmed in a statement.

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“The series now holds the record for the most hours viewed in a week for an English-language TV series on Netflix. Directed and executive produced by Tim Burton, with showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar (Smallville), the series was #1 in 83 countries – tied with Stranger Things 4.

Stranger Things Season 4 amassed 335M hours viewed in its first full week on the streaming service.

Wednesday in comparison has reached 341.23M hours viewed in its first week on the streaming channel.

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2. Stranger Things season 4

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