Harry and Megan has set a new record for documentary series on Netflix in the first four days on the platform.
In data released by the streaming service on Tuesday (December 13), it was revealed that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s fact program has become the platform’s most-watched documentary series in its first week.
The first three episodes landed on Thursday 8th December, the final three episodes aired on Thursday 15th December.
In less than a week subject to availability Harry and Megan has accumulated 81.55 million viewing hours.
In addition, more than 28 million households worldwide have pressed play on part of the series.
Harry and Megan also took number two in the weekly chart for the streaming platform. The most watched title of the week was the addams familybrand comedy drama, Wednesdaydirected by Jenna Ortega.
It is expected that the second release of Harry and Megan Follow-ups will mean another boost in popularity for the program.
In the first three episodes, the couple commented on topics such as racism in Britain, Princess Diana, her childhood and the beginning of her romantic life.
In the trailer for the upcoming episodes, released on Monday (December 12), Harry hinted at preferential treatment for his brother William, the Prince of Wales.
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“You happily lied to protect my brother,” he says in the short clip. Meghan is later seen saying, “I wasn’t thrown to the wolves, I was fed to the wolves,” while Harry refers to what he calls “institutional gaslighting.”
All episodes are directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Liz Garbus.
Elsewhere, Wednesday was apparently stormed past dahmer to become the second most watched English language program behind Netflix stranger things season four.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/harry-meghan-netflix-record-documentary-b2244672.html Harry and Meghan break the Netflix record in less than a week on the streaming service