Source: Business Insider
Netflix said on Tuesday that “The Witcher” season one was watched by 76 million households in its first four weeks of release and is on track to be the streamer’s biggest first season ever. But Netflix did change its viewership metrics — it now counts a view if an account watches at least two minutes of a movie or TV show episode, as opposed to at least 70% (which was its previous standard). In its letter to investors, Netflix compared “The Witcher” against Disney Plus’ “The Mandalorian” in Google search trends. The company missed its subscriber growth forecast in the US, while exceeding expectations internationally. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . Netflix’s “The Witcher” will be the streamer’s biggest TV show premiere of all time. The hit fantasy show was watched by 76 million households in the first month of its release (it dropped December 20) and is on track to become the streaming giant’s biggest first season ever, Netflix said during its 2019 fourth-quarter earnings report on Tuesday.