The Series, presented on its balance sheet in the fourth quarter of 2019, along with he’s revealed some of the highlights of the hearing. According to the company, in the first year of The Witcher, which was launched on December 20, was watched by 76 million accounts.
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The number is impressive, but it has been recorded from a whole new metric that is very debatable. It includes a list of viewers for the entire season, and the people who watch at least two minutes of the episode. Even so, it was necessary to see at least 70% of an episode to sign in to your account.
Netflix has stated that it has changed to metric because it believes that the time period of two minutes, it is enough to show that the selection was intentional. According to the company, the change, increase the numbers of audience 35%, on average, in comparison with the previous metric.
To give you an idea, two minutes is equivalent to 3.2 per cent in the very first episode of The Witcher. The range is not enough to even get to the opening of the series, in this episode, you get 16 seconds of the mark set by the platform.
The new measure, however, does not make the success of The Witcher will be less. The series had a second season been confirmed, and it should not stop there. In a conference call with investors, Netflix CEO, Reed Hastings, has stated that it is “a new franchise to the mass, which will be carried out season after season.”
The Series also showed how the audiences of the other ones. In the film, the 6 Underground, for example, was watched by some 83 million accounts, that is, in the new metric. The animation For that was named at the academy awards, and was seen by about 40 million accounts.
The second of the season to You (to You), in turn, was followed by a 54-year accounts. In the meantime, the third season of The Crown, has been seen by 21 million accounts.
With the information, The Verge, CNET.