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Season two of period drama bridgerton had the most successful opening weekend of an English-language TV series on Netflix to date, the streaming service announced Tuesday, with viewers watching 193 million hours of the period drama.

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The second season of Bridgerton, which premiered on Friday, was the most-viewed series on the platform between March 21 and Sunday.

The first season of bridgertonwhich aired in December 2020 and became a breakout hit, is the most-viewed English-language series on Netflix in its first 28 days on the platform, with 625 million hours viewed.

Squid Game in November became the most-watched show overall on Netflix in its first 28 days, and the most-watched non-English series in that timeframe, with 1.6 billion hours viewed.