'Stranger Things' breaks ANOTHER record, Season 4 Part 2 gives show 2nd biggest-ever streaming week
'Stranger Things' continues to break records, with season 4 part 2 giving the show the second biggest week ever in the history of streaming. Unlike previous seasons, season 4 of the hit Netflix show was broken up into two parts. Keep reading to know more.
The popular Netflix series' fourth season was split into two parts, unlike its prior seasons. Viewers had to wait a little while longer to watch Part 2, which was released at the beginning of July. Part 1, which debuted at the end of May, had 7 episodes. Only two episodes made up Part 2 of 'Stranger Things' season 4, but they were considerably lengthier than usual, with the finale clocking in at nearly two and a half hours. 'Stranger Things' has been a cult favourite for years, but the latest season broke all records of previous seasons. The show surpassed 1 billion hours watched.
According to a Variety report, 'Stranger Things' has now smashed yet another record for viewing, with Part 2 contributing to give the series the second-biggest streaming week in Nielson's history. Only the 7.2 billion minutes of 'Stranger Things' watched between May 30 and June 5 surpassed the remarkable 5.9 billion minutes of viewing that occurred between June 27 and July 1. The Duffer Brothers' popular series now accounts for four of Nielson's top six streaming weeks ever thanks to this most recent milestone.
'Stranger Things' quickly gained popularity with the premiere of season 1, but its appeal has since expanded significantly. The show has grown in size and scope (as well as budget) with each new season, and it is evident that viewers are connecting with the show today more than ever before in its run. The show has a wide demographic appeal thanks to its nostalgic 1980s setting, endearing cast of characters, and some genuine scares.