“Bridgerton” Season 2 was seen for 193 million hours over its debut weekend, per Netflix’s newly launched High 10 rankings for the week of March 21-27. That spectacular three-day viewership is a record-breaker, as “Bridgerton” Season 2 is now the most-watched Netflix English-language TV title in its premiere weekend within the streamer’s historical past.
Naturally, the second season of “Bridgerton” landed within the No. 1 slot for Netflix’s English-language TV sequence throughout that seven-day interval. Coming in at No. 2 was new competitors sequence “Is It Cake?” and in third was the primary season of “Bridgerton.”
The success of “Bridgerton’s” second season was anticipated, as Season 1 is resting comfortably at No. 1 on Netflix’s record of hottest English-language exhibits, based mostly on hours seen of their first 28 days on the streaming service. The primary season garnered 625.5 million hours seen over that interval after its Dec. 25, 2020 premiere.
Following the second e book from Julia Quinn’s Regency-era romance novel sequence of the identical title, Season 2 of Shonda Rhimes’ “Bridgerton” tells the romance story of Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s (Jonathan Bailey) quest for love and tangled romantic relationship with sisters Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley) and Edwina Sharma (Charithra Chandran). The season switched the main focus from “Bridgerton’s” inaugural installment, which centered on Anthony’s youthful sister Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) and her courtship with the Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Web page).
Whereas Season 2 nonetheless featured Daphne as a principal character reverse her brother, Web page’s Duke Simon Bassett, now Daphne’s husband and the daddy of her toddler son, didn’t seem in any respect. His absence from this batch of episodes had been introduced nearly a 12 months earlier than they launched, with it being famous Daphne and different characters would make point out of the Duke and what he was as much as off display. The primary acknowledgement got here inside only a few minutes of the “Bridgerton” Season 2 premiere, getting that bit out of the way in which earlier than introducing us to our new love story between Anthony and Kate.
Netflix has already renewed “Bridgerton,” which relies on an eight-novel sequence, for a 3rd and fourth season.
Elsewhere on Netflix’s High 10 rankings for final week, Ryan Reynold’s “The Adam Mission” stayed within the No. 1 spot for English language movies with 31.7 million hours seen, and landed on Netflix’s record of most-popular movies ever (per viewership over their first 28 days) at No. 7 with 209.5 million hours seen to this point.
Additionally retaining their respective first-place slots had been “Black Crab” for non-English language films (40.5 million hours) and “Enterprise Proposal” Season 1 for non-English language sequence (30.9 million hours).
See Netflix’s Top 10 rankings for the week of March 21-27 under, together with TV sequence (English-language and non-English-language exhibits) and flicks (additionally each English-language and non-English language).