Netflix Top 10: ‘Bridgerton’ Season 3 Has Biggest Debut Weekend in Series History, Hitting 45.1 Million Views

Season 3 of “Bridgerton” hit 45.1 million views in its opening weekend on Netflix, a whopping success for the Regency-era drama.

The second season debuted in 2022, when Netflix still released viewing hours in terms of hours watched, with 193 million minutes watched across its eight episodes. When divided by that season’s 8.5-hour runtime, that translates to 22.7 million views — barely over half of Season 3’s debut. It should be noted that Season 3 debut numbers were counted over four days, while the Season 2 total only accounts for three, but with such a large jump between seasons, it’s still clear that the newest episodes are the series’ biggest yet.

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Despite that Season 3 debuted with only four episodes, clocking in at 3 hours and 40 minutes, it still rivals the series’ previous total viewing hours, hitting 165.4 million hours viewed in its first four days compared to Season 2’s 193 million in three days.

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