This series about the opioid crisis in the United States was the most watched this week on Netflix

Serial killer medicine It had many elements against it: it was barely syndicated by the platform and its central theme had already been taken up in other fiction previously such as Success Dubisque. However, it managed to conquer everything and become the most watched series on Netflix in the past week.

championship Uzo Aduba (Orange is the new black), Matthew Broderick (Without bad rolls), Taylor Kitsch, Dina Shihabi (File 81) and West Duchovny, the production reached the top 10, taking first place in the English-language series ranking with 7.2 million views in total and 35.9 million watch hours.

Based on the book Pain Killer: The Empire of Deception and the Origin of America’s Opioid EpidemicBy Barry Meyer and in an article by Patrick Radin How The family that built an empire of painpublished in The New YorkerExplores, from fiction, some of the origins and consequences of the opioid crisis in the United States.

[‘Depp vs. Heard’, así es la docuserie de Netflix sobre el juicio entre Johnny Depp y Amber Heard]

It is also inspired by the experiences of offenders, victims, and researchers whose lives were irreparably affected by the invention of OxyContin, as it presents itself As a reflection of crime, responsibility, and systems that have shown time and time again their inability to help the hundreds of thousands of affected Americans.

Most watched series

In the same ranking of the most watched English series of the past week on Netflix, the runner-up is second Lincoln attorneywhich has already been in the top ten for six weeks, and the latter has added 5.2 million views.

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The most watched series in English this week.

The third place is occupied by children’s series Gabby’s Dollhousewhere Little ones will discover adorable doll rooms full of mini worlds and adorable cats.

In fourth place is the heart, whose second season has already collected two consecutive weeks in the rankings, in recent days with 4 million views. And one must also take into account this phenomenon the magicianwhose third season has already amassed seven weeks in the top 10 and strengthened itself once again with the premiere of the latest episodes, which made it in the rankings for another week with 2.8 million views.

New Spanish hit

“Perfect story”.


On the other side of the ranking of non-English speaking titles is the success of Perfect storywho takes charge of Birdbox Barcelona As the latest watched Spanish production it has already accumulated three weeks in the Netflix Top 10, the last with 4.7 million from copying.

In this series, which marks Elisabeth Benavent’s third adaptation thereafter Valerie And We were songswe know Margot (Anna CastilloAnd Plain, wild sunflower), heiress to an important hotel empire; and David (Alvaro MelAnd wealth), who lives by working three jobs and sleeping on his best friend’s couch.

When serendipity brings their paths together, they’ll discover they have more in common than they think They team up to help each other get their ex partners back.

Terry Alexander

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