Netflix's Squid Game may become the video streaming platform's biggest show ever

Netflix's Squid Game may become the video streaming platform's biggest show ever

The company's co-CEO says the Korean series is already set to be Netflix's top non-English show 'for sure'.
29 Sep, 2021

The dystopian Korean series Squid Game, which has been rapidly gaining popularity amongst Netflix viewers, has a good chance of becoming the video streaming platform's most popular show yet.

"There's a show on Netflix right now that is the No. 1 in the world, like everywhere in the world. It's called Squid Game," Netflix's co-CEO Ted Sarandos said, according to CNET. "Squid Game will definitely be our biggest non-English language show in the world, for sure," he said at the Code conference in Los Angeles. He added that there's "a very good chance it's going to be our biggest show ever."

Traditionally, Netflix ranks the popularity of its originals by counting how many people watch a title for at least two minutes in the first 28 days of release. Netflix's racy historical drama from 2020, Bridgerton, so far holds the title of being Netflix's biggest series ever. An estimated 82 million households around the world had tuned in to the show in its first 28 days online.

Squid Game follows a group of people, dealing with financial issues, who are given a chance to compete in a series of games to win money that would allow them to pay off their debts.


Dr. Salaria, Aamir Ahmad Sep 29, 2021 01:33pm
Who cares?
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Dumbfounded Sep 29, 2021 02:38pm
@Dr.Salaria, Aamir Ahmad, Please take a break! Log of please from the internet! Arent you tired of being on 24/7? or are you jobless?
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Sharmeli Larki Sep 29, 2021 09:08pm
Actually it is. Possibly the best thing made in years.
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Engineer Sep 29, 2021 11:01pm
@Dumbfounded She seems like a doctor who has stop making house calls
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BULB Sep 29, 2021 11:39pm
@Dumbfounded Go find a Dumb!
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Kiwi Sep 30, 2021 04:36am
@Dumbfounded . I thinkg you mean that he should relax sometimes and watch Netflix. But if he logs of internet, than how will he watch Netflix. By the way, I watched it and it is a good show.
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You know who Sep 30, 2021 07:58am
Reminds me of a Japanese comic 'kamisama no iutoori'
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