Squid Game has been watched by 142 million households around the globe.
On October 19th (local time), Deadline reported, “Squid Game has been watched by a “mind-boggling” 142 million Netflix households.” The streaming service revealed the most recent viewership data on Tuesday when they released their third-quarter earnings report.
Netflix said in a letter to investors, “A mind-boggling 142m member households globally have chosen to watch the title in its first four weeks. The breadth of Squid Game’s popularity is truly amazing.”
Given that multiple people can share the account, the actual figures would be higher.
Netflix explained that Squid Game has ranked as its No. 1 show in 94 countries including the U.S., and remarked that it had “pierced the cultural zeitgeist” with skits on Saturday Night Live and memes on TikTok gathering more than 42 billion views.
They also stated that demand for consumer products, likely including Halloween costumes, is high and that the costumes are on their way to stores now.
In addition, about 117 million people watched Squid Game for at least 75 minutes, and 66% reportedly watched the drama to the end.
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