Netflix’s Viewer Measurement System Explained

The streaming giant explained the methodology for measuring viewership, but did they raise more questions?

Netflix’s You. Photo courtesy of Netflix

The New Methodology

Which had been their defense. As the executive team watched the stock prices soar on the news of the shows being watched by millions of people, a steadier stream of ratings news came out. But the old method wasn’t working any longer.

Numbers For Shows

According to the new method for estimating an audience, The Witcher is a huge hit. More than 73 million accounts have watched the show. That number makes it the #1 series launch in Netflix’s history. An argument could be made that it is one of the most popular first season shows in the history of television.

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