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‘Stranger Things 4’ Breaks Streaming Record!

This follows reports of Netflix crashing when Season 4 Volume 2 premiered.

‘Stranger Things 4’ Breaks Streaming Record! With a staggering 286.79 million hours watched in a weekend premiere for a streaming series, Stranger Things Season 4 has been a record-breaking success for Netflix. The first portion of the current season set the record for the most hours watched in a weekend premiere for a streaming series.

‘Stranger Things 4’ Breaks Streaming Record!

Netflix crashed and was inaccessible to many of its users after the premiere of Volume 2 of the season this morning, leading to reports of problems with Netflix reaching over 13,000 in the early morning hours of Friday. The season’s Volume 2 premiere this morning continued this enormous success. Now that we have more information, we are aware that the show has once again established a new benchmark by shattering a record. According to Nielsen Streaming, Stranger Things Season 4 has set a new record for the most viewing time in a single week.

According to Nielsen’s data, viewers spent a combined total of 7.2 billion minutes watching Stranger Things during the week of May 30-June 5. Since the weekly ranking was first introduced in the year 2020, this is the streaming title that has amassed the highest weekly total. It also holds the biggest two-week tally for any streaming show for the weeks of May 23-29 and May 30-June 5, bringing in a two-week total of 12.34 billion viewing minutes, which continues the record-breaking streak that the fourth season has been on since the beginning of the season.

7.2 billion minutes watching Stranger Things
7.2 billion minutes watching Stranger Things

The amount of time that people will spend watching the series on either computers or mobile devices.  as well as viewers from outside the US, were not counted in the Nielsen rating. It is also important to note that Nielsen’s streaming ratings only cover the viewing minutes on TV sets, and they only measure audiences in the United States.

There has never been a streaming show that has ever surpassed the 6 billion Nielsen viewing minutes mark in a single week. As a result, the fact that Stranger Things has blown past that benchmark and now has surpassed the 7 billion mark is all the more impressive. During the middle of the COVID-19 lockdowns in Spring 2020, the only other series that were able to reach the 5 billion minute mark were Tiger King (which reached the milestone twice), as well as Ozark.

According to data provided by The Hollywood Reporter the original streaming series with the highest number of viewers from May 30-June 5 were: Stranger Things (966 million), The Lincoln Lawyer (966 million), Ozark (644 million), Wrong Side of the Tracks (291 million), Grace and Frankie (271 million), Workin’ Moms (215 million), and Floor Is Lava (215 million). Alongside Stranger Things, the top 10 viewing spots for original streaming series were: (214 million). These Netflix series were joined by the Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi, which racked up a total of 958 million minutes, as well as the Prime Video series The Boys and Night Sky, which both garnered a total of 919 million minutes, and 242 million minutes, respectively.


What record did Stranger Things 4 break?

When all was said and done, “Stranger Things” Season 4 finished its run with 1.4 billion hours viewed, which is compared to 1.7 billion for “Squid Game.”

What records have Stranger Things broken?

A month ago, Netflix made the announcement that “volume one” of the series had topped its viewership charts in 83 countries, making it the platform’s biggest launch weekend for an English-language TV show, with 286.79 million hours viewed by users.

What Netflix shows have 1 billion hours viewed?

The number of hours spent watching Stranger Things has reached one billion. According to the streaming service, the television program on Netflix has amassed more than one billion hours of viewing time in its first 28 days of availability, which coincides with the release of the final two episodes of its fourth season on July 1.

Is Stranger Things more popular than Game of Thrones?

The run of “Stranger Things” does not occur in consecutive order, in contrast to “Heartstopper.” The series was demoted to second place between June 13 and June 19, when “Game of Thrones” reclaimed the number one spot as a result of the announcement of a spinoff starring Jon Snow. The following week, the show successfully fought back and took back the top spot, which it has held ever since then.

How many people have watched Stranger Things 4?

The first volume of Season 4 of Stranger Things was released on May 25, and it logged the largest premiere weekend ever for a Netflix original series with 286.79 Million hours viewed. This number is greater than the 193 Million viewers that Bridgerton Season 2 attracted.

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