Netflix: ‘Knives Out 2,’ ‘Wednesday’ Topped Weekly Streaming Through Christmas

Tim Burton’s original dark comedy series “Wednesday” continues to attract streamers, generating another 118.5 million hours of viewing in its fifth week of release on Netflix through Dec. 25. The series, starring Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams from “The Addams Family,”narrowly edged out the third season debut of “Emily in Paris,” with 117.6 million hours consumed.

“Wednesday” has now generated almost 1.24 billion hours of viewing, just 115 million hours (about one week) behind longtime English-language all-time front runner “Stranger Things” season four with 1.35 billion hours.

The “Emily in Paris” season three premiere was bigger than the premiere of seasons one and two, and marked the show’s return to the Top 10 chart two years after it debuted.

Separately, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, sequel to Lionsgate’s 2019 box office hit Knives Out, finished the Christmas weekend as Netflix’s No. 1 English-language movie streamed globally with 82.1 million view hours across 93 countries. 

Other popular English-language movies streamed over the holiday included The Volcano: Rescue From Whakaari with 25.1 million hours in its second week availability; and Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio with another 19.1 million hours in its third week of release.

In addition to perennial favorites, The Christmas Chronicles (9.8 million hours), The Christmas Chronicles 2 (7.2 million), I Believe in Santa (10 million) and Falling for Christmas (7.9 million), Netflix streamers consumed 10.9 million hours of A Bad Moms Christmas in its streaming debut.

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