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If you still have Kate Bush’s ‘Running Up That Hill’ or Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ in your head more than six months after the release of stranger Things 4, Chances are, you’re not alone, as Netflix’s biggest hit of last year absolutely dominated the broader streaming landscape in 2022.
According to a summary of Nielsen data detailing the most streamed original television series, Strange things it blew almost every other show out of the water. It attracted a whopping 52 billion minutes watched in the United States alone.
For context, it was followed by ozark Y Wednesday, that he could not beat Strange things if their audience numbers were combined. ozark extracted 31.3 billion minutes, while Wednesday attracted 18,600 million.
This can only bode well for the Strange things franchise: figures so gigantic that they guarantee that the Duffer Brothers will receive a blank check from Netflix for the stranger things 5 Production budget. If he has to finish, he certainly will do it hard. Of course, there’s a good chance there will be spin-offs after the fact. I have to cash in on the goose that laid the golden eggs while she’s still laying eggs, after all.
Despite a rocky fiscal year for the company that initially revolutionized the TV and movie market more than a decade ago, Netflix original content still accounted for the vast majority of the top 15 most-watched original shows in 2022, according to ratings. from Nielsen. There were only two non-Netflix shows on the list, both from Amazon Prime: Boys Y Power rings.
On the subject of those Amazon shows, you might find it fascinating that Boys’ audience managed to beat rings of power last year, despite the fact that the latter show has a hefty billion dollar production budget for its first season.