'Stranger Things 4' Volume 1 breaks Netflix's viewership record

By H.JanGra June 1, 2022

"Stranger Things" season four volume one has become the most viewed English-language series on Netflix by breaking the record for the biggest ever premiere weekend of "Bridgerton 2".

The sci-fi series, created by the Duffer Brothers, returned to the streamer after a gap of three years with seven episodes. The second volume is set to release on July 1 with two episodes.

son four of the Duffer Brothers’ hit sci-fi series was viewed for 287 million hours during the week of May 23-30

landing in the No. 1 position following its premiere on May 27

All four seasons of “Stranger Things” made it back into Netflix’s Top 5 titles for the week of May 23-30.

Taking the No. 3 spot with 28 million hours viewed was Season 1 of “Stranger Things,” which first crept back into the Top 10 last week as fans rewatched the series in preparation for Season 4.

Season 3 followed right behind in fourth place with 24.2 million hours, followed by Season 2 in fifth place with 22.2 million hours.