Netflix is one of the leading streaming platforms. From the most widely watched crime dramas like Dahmer to romantic comedies like Bridgerton- Netflix can easily boast about broadcasting one of the best shows. The OTT platform has a history of disappointing its viewers with overhyped shows and average performance too.
Shows like Stranger Things and Squid Games have created history with respect to their popularity and viewership on Netflix. The characters and the compelling storylines of the series have created a dedicated fan base around the world and even went on to construct the acting careers of the actors. Without going overboard, from The Witcher to Money Heist– all top ten shows produced by Netflix.
Squid Game Tops The Charts
Squid Game’s first season was a huge hit both critically and commercially on Netflix in 2021. The out-of-the-box plot of the show was one of the biggest draws for viewers around the world. The show could strike a chord with the audience due to the concept behind the game.
Children, young people and the elderly go ahead and join the game lured by money, but later understand the danger of the game. Despite having a very disturbing plot, the show comes under the category of highest viewership with 1.6 billion viewing hours.
Millie Bobby Brown’s Stranger Things Is Still a Favourite One
Stranger Things was a perfect blend of mystery and drama. The show saw one of the most talented groups of actors together. The huge fan base of the show has helped it climb to the second most popular spot in the list of series on Netflix.
The sci-fi series is one of the most widely watched shows with over 1.3 billion hours of viewing time. Millie Bobby Brown became one of the most recognized faces from Stranger Things.
Wednesday Broke Records On Netflix
Jenna Ortega led Wednesday not only brought back the memories of The Addams Family but also broke records with respect to its popularity and viewership on Netflix. With over a billion views in the first season, the show went on to secure the third spot, coming next to Stranger Things.
Based on The Addams Family, Wednesday is based on the titular characters’ adventures at her school Nevermore Academy.
Dahmner Quickly Rose To The Top 10 List
When we talk about crime drama, Dahmer-Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is worth a mention. The crime drama left many viewers uncomfortable with its gut-wrenching plot and heinous crime scenes.
The show still comes in the list of one of the most watched series of 2022 on Netflix. Crime dramas intrigue people and especially when they have a connection with real-life events, they are bound to become a blockbuster.
The World Waited For The Fifth Season Of Money Heist
Money Heist became a global sensation with the ensemble cast, their heart-touching backgrounds, and the plot of the series. The world waited for the finale episode of Money Heist.
With every passing season, the audience came closer to the characters and empathized with the characters who had both negative and positive traits. It went on to garner nearly 800 million hours of view time during its fifth season
Bridgerton Is All About Family, Love And Royalty
Bridgerton became a widely watched series due to the representation of love and royalty dating back to the Victorian era. The first season premiered in 2020 and the rest is history.
Based in London, the period drama attracted huge viewership. The plot of the show focussed on family, relationships, and love.
Lucifer’s Tom Ellis Was On Fire
Tom Ellis had set the entire series on fire with his power-packed acting and extremely great looks. Lucifer is still considered one of the best fantasy dramas on Netflix. With a mammoth fan following, the show went on to become a huge hit.
Over a period of three seasons, Tom Ellis led Lucifer went on to become one of the most streamed shows on Netflix.
The Zombies Brought All Of Us Are Dead To The World Map
The plot of All Of Us Are Dead dealt with a Zombie invasion at a school. The Korean horror drama is one of the most-watched shows on Netflix in the given genre.
The story circles around how the kids end up saving themselves from the zombies after running away from the school. It became one of the most-watched series in the horror genre on Netflix.
Henry Cavill’s Celebrity Status Directly Influenced The Witcher’s Popularity
The Witcher needs no description as the name associated with it is enough to talk about its popularity in the entertainment world. Henry Cavill has been the face of The Witcher ever since its inception.
The Witcher went on to develop a strong fan base after the first season. The second season of the show was far more successful than the first one. Henry Cavill’s superstardom directly affected the viewership of The Witcher.
Inventing Anna Got Mixed Reception From The Viewers
The mystery drama Inventing Anna attracted a huge viewership when it premiered on Netflix. The show revolved around Anna Delvey, an uber-rich heiress and a social media influencer on Instagram. The story of Anna goes on to unravel deepest secrets one after the other.
After receiving mixed reviews, Inventing Anna managed to receive over 500 million hours of viewing.