Entertainment Bridgerton Becomes Netflix's 'Biggest Series Ever' as A Teacher Tops Hulu's Most-Watched List
'Bridgerton' Showrunner Reveals Season 2 Plans and Lady Whistledown-Identity Easter Eggs
(Warning: This post contains major spoilers through the Season 1 finale of "Bridgerton.") Shonda Rhimes-produced Netflix period romance "Bridgerton" closed its first season with a happy ending for the Bridgerton family's eldest daughter, Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor), her husband, Simon/the Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page), and their first bundle of joy, whose name we don't know yet, aside from the fact it will definitely begin with an "A" in classicShonda Rhimes-produced Netflix period romance "Bridgerton" closed its first season with a happy ending for the Bridgerton family's eldest daughter, Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor), her husband, Simon/the Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page), and their first bundle of joy, wh
and are reigning supreme at their respective streaming services.
On Wednesday, Netflix announced in athat Bridgerton, the hit period drama that was , has become the streaming service's "biggest show ever."
Meanwhile, Hulu revealed that A Teacher, which starsand as a teacher and student engaged in a predatory relationship, ranked as the most-watched FX on Hulu series.
Netflix said that Bridgerton was watched by a record 82 million households globally (and counting) since it began streaming on Christmas Day. The show, produced by, made the top 10 in every country except Japan and hit number one in 83 countries including the United States, the streaming service said.
Bridgerton Books Selling for Up to $700+ After Hit Netflix Series Drops
On online retail sites, hardcover copies of individual books in the eight-part series are selling for as much as $768 .57, while a collection of the complete paperback series is selling for $200. But readers can still get regularly priced books, either by purchasing an e-book or by waiting for the paperbacks to become more readily available. © LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor) and Simon Basset (Regu00e9-Jean Page) "Finished bingeing @Bridgerton on @Netflix?" wrote publisher HarperCollins on Friday.
, who stars as the sexy, slightly scandalous Duke of Hastings, reacted to the news on Twitter, writing, "82 MILLION. With love from all of us to all of you ????????❤️????#BRIDGERTON."
Based on the popular books by, Bridgerton season 1 follows the esteemed families of British high society and their romantic pursuits through the lens of a mysterious gossip columnist, Lady Whistledown (voiced by Julie Andrews).
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‘Bridgerton’ Renewed For Season 2 On Netflix, Will Focus On Lord Anthony Bridgerton
Lady Whistledown is here with some good news: Netflix’s hit show ‘Bridgerton” will return for a second season. The Regency Era dramedy won fans over following its debut last month and it’s been confirmed the Shondaland series created by Chris Van Dusen will indeed be back, with production set for the spring. RELATED: Phoebe Dynevor Reveals What It’s Like Watching ‘Awkward’ ‘Bridgerton’ Sex Scenes With Her Family Van Dusen broke the news on "Today" during an appearance on Thursday. Showrunner @chrisvandusen joins us to announce that the Netflix hit #Bridgerton will be returning for a second season! pic.twitter.
Also on Wednesday, Hulu announced that A Teacher surpassed Mrs. America and Devs as the most-watched show on FX on Hulu, though the streamer did not share any actual viewing figures.
The 10-episode series, created by Hannah Fidell based on her 2013 film of the same name, also attracted the most new subscribers to Hulu of any FX on Hulu exclusive series, the streaming service said.
During five weeks of its eight week run, the series ranked as the number one show on Hulu.
Mara, who plays Claire Wilson, a married English who grooms and manipulates high school student Eric Walker (Robinson), in A Teacher, recently said that the show.
"I have heard a lot of people who love the show ask that question, 'When is season 2?' It makes me laugh just because, no, to be honest, there hasn't been and there was never really any discussion about more seasons," she told.
Bridgerton season 1 is now streaming on Netflix, while A Teacher is streaming on Hulu.
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