After a three-year wait, it was released Stranger Things 4 in Netflixand this penultimate season of Stranger Things continues to prove to be a streamer hit, having just been revealed as the number 1 series on the 2022 streaming list.
According to Nielsen reports (via Variety), Stranger Things was the most played series – and program in general – in the US in the year 2022.
The sci-fi series recorded a total of 52 billion minutes watched in 2022, “highest total since COVID lockdowns led viewers to watch 57.1 billion minutes of The Office on NBC in 2020” (at which point, it is worth noting, The Office had a breakout with mainstream audiences who had never seen the sitcom before).
Previous reports from Netflix revealed that Stranger Things 4 It ranks number one for the most viewed English-language series in its first four weeks of release (28 days). The fourth season amassed a total of 1.35 billion hours of viewing worldwide. follows him Wednesday in number two with 1,240 million hours viewed in the same period of time (28 days).
- Nielsen only reports analysis of audience data in the United States.
- In the Nielse rankings, Wednesday It is placed in the third position of the most watched original series, behind Stranger Things y Ozark.
But not only the original content was placed in the taste of the viewers, as old series also continue to be a success on streaming platforms. Such is the case with the second most watched series overall of 2022: the CBS drama NCIS, whose 356 episodes on Netflix had 38.1 billion minutes watched.
The top 10 of the most watched programs in 2022 complete it CoComelon de Moonbug Entertainment, Ozark (Netflix), Charm (Disney+), Grey’s Anatomy (Netflix) –not counting the current season– Criminal Minds (Netflix, Hulu, Paramount+), Bluey (Disney+), Gilmore Girls (Netflix), Seinfeld (Netflix).
- In parentheses we indicate which streamer the show was seen on in the US.
“In total, Americans watched more than 19.4 million years of content last year, an increase of 27% over 2021, according to Nielsen.”
In a next entry we will talk about the most streamed movies in 2022.