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Following the unique and quirky Wednesday Addams (played by Jenna Ortega) as she heads to Nevermore Academy, Wednesday has gripped Netflix viewers during its debut week as Tim Burton’s own tackle the classic family is dropped at life. While anticipation levels for the brand new series were high prior to its release, fans would’ve been forgiven for not expecting it to trump the likes of Stranger Things within the streaming service’s record books.

In any case, now 4 seasons in, Stranger Things has cemented itself as one in every of Netflix’s biggest and best-loved series.

And the fourth season of the Millie Bobby Brown-led sci-fi series had held the record for many hours viewed in every week for any English-language series prior to Wednesday’s launch.

Nonetheless, it’s now been confirmed that Stranger Things’ 335 million hours record has been bested by Ortega and co.

The supernatural series notched up a mammoth 341.23 million hours during its debut week on Netflix.

READ MORE: Jenna Ortega admits she snubbed Christina Ricci for Wednesday advice

With Wednesday proving an amazing success, news of a season two renewal is sort of inevitable.

And showrunner Miles Millar has already spoken out about his future plans for the Addams Family’s troublesome teen.

He told Variety: “For us, it’s all the time taking a look at the longer term, and once we sit right down to create a show, it’s taking a look at multiple seasons, ideally. 

“That’s never expected, but that’s the anticipation that hopefully, the show is successful. 

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