Bridgerton is Netflix’s biggest show ever, but here are the caveats
Netflix has a new worldwide mega-hit on its hands with the Regency-era British drama Bridgerton, which the streaming service says is its biggest show ever with more than 82 million households tuning in to at least one partial episode in its first 28 days. It beats out the previous record-holder The Witcher, which was watched by 76 million households when its first season debuted back in December 2019.
Now, there are a few caveats to point out here. Netflix, which has always been guarded about publicly releasing metrics, counts a household as one account, including multiple profiles. And Netflix also classifies a watch as one profile on an account playing at least two minutes of one episode. So it’s likely not every single one of the…