Netflix said Monday (Jan 4) that viewership reached record highs in December and Christmas Week in 2020, at the end of an epidemic that saw subscriptions soar as the number closed at 200 million worldwide.
Midnight skyAnd the Bridgerton And the We can be heroes The service said it was all major draws around the world.
Netflix said the two time periods were measured by total watch hours and average watch hours per subscriber per period, but it did not provide exact figures.
Netflix told George Clooney’s imagination Midnight sky He was on his way to becoming one of his most iconic movies and he expected 72 million households to choose to watch it in the first 28 days on the platform.
Midnight sky It debuted on December 23 and was the first movie overall on Netflix in 77 countries, and appeared in the top 10 movies in 93 countries, including Germany, Argentina, Germany, Iceland and Turkey.
The service added that the theatrical release was the biggest in 2020 and was shown in more than 800 locations in 16 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Australia, Spain, Japan and Mexico. Clooney directed and starred in a drama about a lonely scientist trying to save humanity.
Period series Bridgerton – Producer Shonda Rhimes and the first Netflix original series from Shondaland are expected to see more than 63 million households in the first 28 days, making it the service’s fifth largest launch.
Bridgerton It reached number one in 76 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Brazil, France and South Africa, and reached the top ten in all countries except Japan.
Netflix expects 44 million households to choose to watch the Robert Rodriguez children’s adventure movie We can be heroes In the first 28 days and put the sequel into development.
The film reached the first place in the list of the top 10 children in 88 countries, and was ranked among the top 10 films in all countries of the world.
Netflix’s global subscriber base grew by nearly 28 million subscribers in the first three quarters of 2020.