Netflix: ‘Wednesday’ Tops Netflix’s English-Language Chart for Fourth Straight Week

Tim Burton’s comedy mystery series “Wednesday” added nearly 174 million hours viewed for the week ended Dec. 18 to top Netflix’s English-language TV chart for the fourth-consecutive week.

The series, starring Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams from the “The Addams Family,” holds the record for the second-most-popular English-language series on the streamer with 1.19 billion total hours viewed, behind all-time leader “Stranger Things” season four.

Harry & Meghan,” the documentary series about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, chalked up nearly 98 million hours viewed and appeared in the top 10 in 85 countries, including No. 1 in the United Kingdom. Since its premiere, nearly 33 million households have viewed the series.

The spy thriller “The Recruit,” starring Noah Centineo, launched to No. 3 with 52.3 million hours streamed. That was followed by the fourth season of reality dating show “Too Hot to Handle,” with almost 38 million hours viewed. Video game-based animated series “Sonic Prime” launched with almost 28 million hours viewed. The first and second seasons of “Firefly Lane” remained on the chart with 10.7 million and 26.6 million hours viewed, respectively.  

Among English-language movies, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio again finished No. 1 with more than 39 million hours streamed. Winter holiday movies continued to gain traction, led by I Believe in Santa (20 million hours viewed), Falling for Christmas (6.4 million hours), Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (5.7 million hours) and The Noel Diary (5.6 million hours). Meanwhile, Lady Chatterley’s Lover remained on the top 10 list with more than 11 million hours viewed. Finally, documentary The Volcano: Rescue From Whakaari, entered the chart with almost 9 million hours streamed.

On the non-English-language movie chart, Spanish mystery God’s Crooked Lines topped the list with 27 million hours viewed, Norwegian action-adventure Troll saw another 16.3 million hours viewed, Italian action-adventure My Name Is Vendetta had 7 million hours, Argentinian romantic comedy The Marriage App saw almost 7 million hours viewed, and Polish romantic comedy Delivery by Christmas had more than three million hours streamed. 

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Colombian dramas were mainstays on the non-English-language TV chart. “The Unbroken Voice” sat atop the list with 22.6 million hours viewed, while “Til Money Do Us Part” saw another 17 million hours viewed. Korean content returned to the charts, with “Money Heist: Korea Joint Economic Area,” anime release “Lookism,” and dramas “Under the Queen’s Umbrella,” and Part 1 (13.5 million hours) and Part 2 (13.07 million hours) of “Alchemy of Souls.” Finally, Italian romantic comedy “I Hate Christmas” had 9.5 million hours viewed, and Norwegian drama “A Storm For Christmas” had 12.3 million hours viewed. 

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