From the moment it premiered, Stranger Things has been a smash hit. So what are the numbers behind this incredibly popular show? How many people has it reached? What is the average number of people who watch the show each episode? Let’s take a look at some Stranger Things ratings in the infographic above.
Stranger Things is one of the most successful original series on Netflix. It’s also one of the most popular, with 15 million viewers in the first month alone and a whopping 5 million for its season 2 premiere. The first season of Stranger Things was the most-streamed show on Netflix in 2016, followed by Orange is the New Black and Marvel’s Daredevil. Stranger Things Season 2 and 3 were the most streamed shows for 2017 and 2018, respectively. Stranger Things is the most popular show on Netflix and among young adults, teenagers and children. The series has an average score of 91% from critics and 83% from users. Netflix’s other hit shows include House of Cards with an average rating of 94% and Orange is the New Black with an average rating of 93%.
Stranger Things is a show that’s not just loved by fans, but also by the industry. It was nominated for 10 Emmy awards in its first two seasons and won 4 of them—a feat only matched by Game of Thrones and Westworld in that span. It’s also been the most watched show on Netflix since it premiered in 2016, with 75 million viewers per episode during season 3 (and more than 100 million total). It was also crowned “most-watched” Netflix show of all time when it surpassed The Crown’s 80 million views after just two years on air. As of October 2019, Stranger Things has achieved an average view count of 110 million per episode across all platforms–that’s more than three times higher than any other series in Netflix history!