Netflix: ‘Wednesday’ No. 3 Most-Streamed English Language Show of All Time

The Netflix comedy mystery “Wednesday” is the streamer’s third-most-viewed English-language TV series of all time with more than 752 million hours consumed since its Nov. 23 debut. The show, starring Jenna Ortega in the title role, generated more than 411 million hours in its second week (making it No. 1 for the week ended Dec. 4) — on top of the previous week’s opening 341.2 million hours viewed. The series, whose soundtrack is No. 1 on iTunes, now sits behind “Stranger Things” season four (1.35 billion hours viewed) and “Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” (856.2 million) on the English-language TV series all time list.

Separately, German (dubbed in English) sci-fi series “1899″ realized 44.62 million hours viewed, while the second season of “Firefly Lane,” co-starring Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke, generated more than 29 million hours viewed. Season five of “The Crown” had 27.8 million hours viewed, while “Crime Scene: The Texas Killing Fields” bowed with 23.8 million hours viewed. “Dead to Me” season three had 19.54 million hours viewed. Season three of “Blood & Water” had 12.7 million hours viewed.

Finally, the first season of licensed former NBC show “Manifest” saw 11.7 million hours viewed, while Netflix’s original season four of the sci-fi series realized 15.4 million hours.

The winter holidays cornered the English-language movie chart, with The Noel Diary coming in on top with 27.6 million hours viewed, followed by Christmas on Mistletoe Farm with 11.1 million hours viewed, Falling for Christmas with 9 million hours viewed, and Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with more than 8 million hours viewed.

Non-holiday themed The Swimmers finished No. 2 with 27 million hours viewed, followed by romantic drama Lady Chatterley’s Lover with 20 million hours. Jason Momoa’s Slumberland added 17.8 million hours followed by Ghislaine Maxwell: Filthy Rich with 7.6 million hours.

Among non-English language movies, Norwegian action-adventure Troll finished No. 1 with 75.8 million hours viewed, breaking the record for the most hours viewed in a week for a non-English film. The film also entered the most-popular list at No. 8. Italian action-adventure My Name Is Vendetta had 32.5 million hours viewed, Brazilian romantic comedy Christmas Full of Grace followed with 15.3 million hours, Hong Kong dystopian thriller Warriors of Future had almost 12 million hours viewed, and Spanish drama A Man of Action with 7.8 million hours viewed. 

On the non-English-language TV chart, Colombian dramas “The Unbroken Voice” and “Til Money Do Us Part” were mainstays, followed by season six of Spanish teen drama “Elite,” Korean dramas “Under the Queen’s Umbrella” and “Extraordinary Attorney Woo,” Japanese drama “First Love,” Hindi-language “Khakee: The Bihar Chapter, and Japanese anime “Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure.”

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