There is no doubt that Netflix has dominated all the streaming platforms over the years, but have you ever wondered what makes Netflix so successful? Its quality content and some stand-out shows that fans love to binge-watch.
Over the years, Netflix has given some megahits to the users such as Stranger Things, Bridgerton, Squid Games, Ozark, and a lot more. However, their rankings generally get fluctuated after passing years and years as another new series comes out and it gains popularity among the viewers.
Interestingly, we have gathered the updated list of 10 the most popular or most viewed English Netflix series of all time, that went to global success, so keep reading to know about them.
Netflix’s 10 Most-Watched Series of All Time
Stranger Things Season 4
Right now, the fourth season of Stanger Things stands tall on the top of Netflix’s most-viewed English-speaking series. Stanger Things season 4 premiered on Netflix in May 2022 and within the first 28 days of its release, it was viewed for a whopping 1.352 billion hours by subscribers.
Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is the second most-watched show on Netflix. It has been watched for more than 1 billion hours on the streaming service in just 60 days. Recently, on December 6, 2022, Monster won the People’s Choice Award for the Most Bingeworthy TV show.
Wednesday in this list is like an unexpected entry as the series is gaining massive popularity within a short period. It will not be surprising if Wednesday surpasses season 4 of Stranger things to become the most-watched English series on Netflix as within just two weeks of its release, the series has been viewed for more than 752.5 million hours on the platform.
Bridgerton Season 2
The numbers prove that the second season of Bridgerton was one of the top releases of 2022, as subscribers watched the series for 656.16 million hours in its first 28 days of the release. Created by Chris Van Dusen, Bridgerton debuted at number one in 92 countries on the platform.
Bridgerton Season 1
At the time of its release, the first season of Bridgerton was Netflix’s most-watched English-language series ever, with over 625.49 million hours of viewing time delivered by viewers.
Stranger Things Season 3
Stranger Things gained such popularity that each and every season was a massive hit and subsequently, the third season of the series was viewed for a total of 582.1 million hours at the time of its release by users.
Lucifer Season 5
The fifth season of Netflix’s “gem” Lucifer was watched for 569.4 million hours, which seems to have been expected since the whole series was a worldwide hit and fans had high hopes for the fifth season.
The Witcher Season 1
The Witcher gave a phenomenal performance with 541 million hours viewed in the first 28 days of release. Based on the book series of the same name by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski, The Witcher features Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra, and Freya Allan.
There is absolutely no chance that Inventing Anna was left out of this list, as the miniseries was one of the most anticipated series of 2022. Gathering 511.9 million hours of viewing in the first month, the series was proved to be a huge hit.
13 Reasons Why Season 2
At the time of its release, the second season of 13 Reasons Why has been viewed for 496.1 million hours. Although the second season was not as popular as the first, due to the popularity of the first season, fans generated excitement for the second season. Executively produced by Selena Gomez, the series is based on Jay Asher’s 2007 novel Thirteen Reasons Why.
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