'Wednesday' breaks Netflix viewership record

Published December 4th, 2022 - 10:10 GMT
'Wednesday' breaks Netflix viewership record
Wednesday works on solving the supernatural mystery

ALBAWABA - Netflix is screening its newest release, the massive success Wednesday, which is a spinoff series of American supernatural black comedy film, The Addams Family.

Wednesday has broken a record of the most viewed in a single week, English series in Netflix's history. 

The protagonist of the show, Wednesday Addams, is played by Scream actress Jenna Ortega, and Wednesday has ranked at number one as it got  341.23 million hours viewed during its first week.

The show is the top number 1  series in 83 countries worldwide, which makes Wednesday the biggest Netflix series in the English language, and beating the series 'Stranger Things'.

However, neither Stranger Things nor Wednesday were able to top Netflix's biggest project, Korean series 'Squid Game' which reached 571.76 million hours of viewing in its first week.

Wednesday tell the story of Wednesday Addams who is working on excelling in her emerging psychic ability to prevent a killing spree that is taking place in the local town.

Wednesday works on solving the supernatural mystery that embroiled her parents almost 25 years ago. 


By Alexandra Abumuhor

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