Limited series ‘Jeffrey Dahmer’ is now the second most-watched English-language series of all time – Media Play News

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“Dahmer—Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” (photo courtesy of Netflix)

Erik Gruenwedel

Showrunner Ryan Murphy’s disturbing limited series »Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story » topped Netflix’s English TV list for the third week in a row, with 205.33 million hours viewed in 92 countries for the week ended October 9. The series is now Netflix’s second most popular English-language series of all time (701.37 million hours viewed) behind “Stranger Things 4″ (1.35 billion hours viewed) after only three weeks.

That said, the series, about an infamous serial killer who killed and sexually tortured 17 men and boys in the Milwaukee area between 1978 and 1991, drew backlash in the media from some family members. whose sons were among Dahmer’s victims. Although Netflix was under no obligation to contact the victims’ families since the material was in the public domain, the streamer removed the LGBTQ moniker from the show’s homepage marketing.

Among the films in English, Mr. Harrigan’s phonewhich Murphy also produced, debuted at No. 2 on the chart with 35.42 million hours watched in 91 countries.

Unsurprisingly, Netflix”Conversations with a Killer » the documentary series saw “The Tapes of Jeffrey Dahmer » (31.4 million hours viewed) and “The John Wayne Gacy Tapes » (8.86 million hours viewed) both entered the Top 10.

“The Midnight Club” (18.79 million hours viewed), the latest horror series from Mike Flanagan, which recently broke the record Guinness World Record for most scary jumps in a first episode, also reached the ranking. Season 3 of “empire bling” entered the list with 15.21 million hours viewed. In its fifth week, “Cobra Kai” accumulated 13.53 million hours. Aussie teen reboot”Heartbreak High” totals 9.48 million hours of viewing.

The Empress“, a German-language historical drama about the life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, which has been compared to The Princess of Wales of the Last Days, remained at the top of the non-English language TV list with 59.43 million hours watched in 88 countries. Polish drama”High water » debuted at No. 2 with 45.84 million hours viewed in 78 countries.

Korean content continues to attract streamers. “Little woman” (23.58 million hours viewed), “Lawyer Extraordinary Woo” (12.22 million hours viewed), “Alchemy of Souls” (9.78 million hours viewed), “lady and sir” (8.52 million hours viewed), and “Narco-Saints” (7.58 million hours viewed) all ranked in the Top 10.

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Mila Kunis, Ana de Armas, Allison Janney and Jurnee Smollett, as well as the USA men’s basketball team, topped the English language film charts. Based on The New York Times bestseller of the same name by Jessica Knoll, The luckiest girl in the world debuted at No. 1 with 43.08 million hours viewed in 91 countries. It was followed by the Marilyn Monroe biopic Blond (17.41 million hours viewed), Lou (12.6 million hours viewed), and sports documentary The buyout team, with Dwyane Wade and LeBron James, as well as a return to Kobe Bryant (7.85 million hours of viewing).

African fantasy drama Anikulapo finished No. 1 on the non-English language film chart with 8.73 million hours viewed in 24 countries. New german horror movie The elderly (6.48 million hours viewed), Uruguayan drama Go (4.14 million hours viewed), Italian romantic comedy Jump from high places (3.7 million hours viewed) and Brazil 2002: Behind the scenes at Brazilit is Fifth FIFA World Cup victory (1.77 million hours viewed) all made the list.

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