In a true Episode 011 — Attack of the rating superlativesboth Netflix stranger things 4 and Disney+ Obi Wan Kenobi have stood out with varying degrees of “record viewership” claims.
stranger things 4, which released its first seven XL episodes on May 27, was the grandfather of Netflix’s “biggest premiere weekend ever” for an English-language TV series, with nearly 287 million watched hours. (So it worked Bridgetonwhich previously held the record of 193 million hours.)
Netflix also says that The Latest Adventures of Eleven & Co. reached “#1” in a total of 83 countries according to its own internal metric, setting another premiere weekend record.
As previously reported, stranger things Kate Bush’s heroine Max Mayfield’s favorite song (at least until she gets tired of it!), “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” shot to #1 on iTunes some 37 years after its original release.
Obi Wan‘s superlatives, they are a little less defined, um. But as for the live action war of stars At the series’ double-episode premiere, House of Mouse tweeted Tuesday morning, “Thanks to the galaxy’s best fans for making @ObiWanKenobi the world’s most watched #DisneyPlus original series premiere based on hours streamed over an opening weekend.” (TVLine has inquired, but no further viewership numbers are provided.)
TVLine readers give so far stranger things 4 an average grade of “A” while Obi WanThe first two episodes of capture an “A-“.
Obi Wan continues its six-episode run this Wednesday while stranger things 4 drops his last two, XXL episodes on Friday July 1st.
https://tvline.com/2022/05/31/ratings-stranger-things-4-viewership-record-netflix/ ‘Stranger Things 4’ sets Netflix premiere weekend record – ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ ratings