Squid Game has overtaken Bridgerton as Netflix’s most popular original series in less than a month since its premiere.
Ted Sarandos, co-CEO of Netflix, predicted that Squid Game will become the streaming service’s most-watched show, and his prediction has come true.
The series has remained at No. 1 in Netflix’s “Top 10” category since its release, including in the United States – the first South Korean production to accomplish so.
The show’s sharp social commentary and well-written characters have proven to be popular with viewers all around the world.
The series immediately became a pop culture sensation, creating plenty of memes and even influencing Halloween costume sales among fans of the Squid Game.
Squid Game has supposedly dethroned Bridgerton as Netflix’s most-watched original show, according to CNN (via The Wrap).
In the first 28 days after its first release, Bridgerton received 82 million views from 82 million accounts
In comparison, Squid Game has just surpassed 111 million views in its first 25 days.