Viewership for The Crown skyrocketed after meeting Oprah Winfrey

This content was published on April 08, 2021 – 21:05

Los Angeles (USA), April 8th (EFE). – The audience for “The Crown” rose in the week after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry gave Oprah Winfrey an interview during a special program that was broadcast on March 7 in the United States. And the next day in the UK.

According to an analysis by Nielsen, the consultancy, in the week of March 8-14, 449 million minutes of “The Crown” were reproduced on Netflix, an increase of more than 85.5% compared to the previous week, as they collected 242 million minutes.

Audience metering for Netflix and other “streaming” systems is calculated in minutes played and not by viewers, as it is common for multiple users to share the same account.

Additionally, the series about the British family was among the 10 most watched shows that week, despite the fact that its fourth season premiered in November of last year.

Specifically, Nielsen estimated that the most watched episodes were from season one and also a specific chapter of chapter four titled Favorite, where Queen Elizabeth II meets her children to find out what is her favorite.

“The Crown” is a Netflix fictional account that chronicles Queen Elizabeth II from her wedding to Prince Philip in 1947 until the beginning of the 21st century.

Each season is set over a decade, with the final season focusing on Margaret Thatcher’s tenure from 1979 to 1990, and Princess Diana (Lady Di )’s troubled relationship with the rest of the family.

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The series and its cast have won several Golden Globe, Emmy and other awards from the Hollywood Actors Guild, producers and screenwriters. EFE

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