Netflix’s ‘Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’ Surpasses 1 Billion Hours Viewed

Netflix original series “Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” has surpassed 1 billion hours viewed worldwide, according to the streamer. 

The anthology series’ first installment from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan is only the third title in Netflix history to cross the 1 billion-hour-viewing mark within 60 days of its Sept. 21 debut, and only the second-ever English-language series to do so. The series about the infamous Milwaukee serial killer in the late 1970s and early ’80s spent seven weeks on the Netflix global top 10 and reached the top 10 in 92 countries. 

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The show also broke into the “Most Popular English TV” of all time list in 12 days, where it currently ranks at No. 2. The series broke a Nielsen record as the seventh-most-viewed week for any streaming program in the United States, and held the top spot on Nielsen’s weekly streaming chart for three consecutive weeks.

Netflix recently announced it had ordered two additional installments of the “Monster” franchise, which will tell the stories of other notorious figures who have impacted society.   

This year, showrunner Murphy had two entries on the Netflix global top 10 for three consecutive weeks (Oct. 9, 16 and 30) with Mr. Harrigan’s Phone ranking among the top 10 original movies in 91 countries.

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