‘Squid Game’ achieves more than twice the viewing time of ‘Bridgerton’.
Netflix confirmed that ‘Squid Game’ recorded 1.65 billion hours of viewing time in 28 days after its release on September 17th which is equivalent to 182,000 years.
On the other hand, Season 1 of ‘Bridgerton’, which ranked first before ‘Squid Game’, had a total of 625 million hours of viewing over 28 days. The viewing record of ‘Squid Game’ surpassed the ‘Bridgerton’ for the viewing of the former is 2.6 times greater.
Among non-English-speaking series, the work that ranked second in viewing time among non-English-speaking series, following ‘Squid Game’, was one of Netflix’s killer content, Spain’s ‘Money Heist’ Season 4, which recorded 619 million hours during the same period.
Meanwhile, Netflix has newly opened ‘Netflix Top 10’, which expands the list of the top 10 based on the viewing period of subscribers every week. It was decided to release a list of Netflix and licensed content ‘Netflix 10’ every Tuesday based on viewing hours from Monday to Sunday of the previous week. This list is divided into films and series respectively, and films and series are also divided into English and non-English works respectively. The website is currently available in English and Spanish.
Meanwhile, director Hwang Dong Took of ‘Squid Game’ officially announced the production of season 2 through an interview with the Associated Press at an event held in Los Angeles on November 8
Read the director’s statement below:
‘There was so much demand for season 2. It’s in my head right now, and it’s too early to say when and how it will come out’