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- Idiot Me As soon as garnered 3.04 billion minutes of viewing on Netflix in its first week, surpassing different standard exhibits like Prime Video’s Reacher.
- The success of Idiot Me As soon as has contributed to Netflix being the main streaming platform in early 2024.
- Whereas a sequel to Idiot Me As soon as is unlikely, there are many TV diversifications of Harlan Coben’s work obtainable on Netflix, with two extra on the best way.
Fool Me Once garnered large viewership upon its launch on Netflix on New 12 months’s Day, delivering fairly a gap week for the streamer. Per Nielsen’s streaming charts (by way of THR), the eight-part thriller series has managed to amass 3.04 billion minutes of viewing within the first week of 2024 — throughout the January 1–7 viewing window — and has positioned on the prime of the info measurement agency’s streaming charts for the stated week, surpassing Prime Video’s Reacher with 1.38 billion minutes seen. This makes Idiot Me As soon as the one collection to even exceed the two billion mark for this yr, which comes as no shock given the present’s reputation since its debut on January 1.
The numbers that the whodunit series introduced in have contributed to Netflix’s nice begin to the yr, making it the main streaming platform in early 2024. Along with Idiot Me As soon as, different Netflix originals additionally made it to the record, together with The Crown (718 million), The Brothers Sun (696 million), You Are What You Eat: A Twin Experiment (639 million), My Life With the Walter Boys (495 million), Berlin (393 million), and Dave Chappelle: The Dreamer (376 million). Aside from Nielsen’s chart, Idiot Me As soon as additionally made it on the prime of the streamer’s English TV record, having amassed a total of 23.9 million views in January.
‘Idiot Me As soon as’ Turned a Netflix Prompt Hit
Based mostly on Harlan Coben‘s e-book of the identical title, created by Danny Brocklehurst for Netflix, Idiot Me As soon as chronicles the thrilling story of an ex-military pilot and single mom, Maya Stern (Michelle Keegan), as she tries to deal with the homicide of her husband, Joe Burkett (Richard Armitage), which occurred not lengthy after she misplaced her sister in an identical circumstance. Following nearer investigations, she quickly uncovers the reality that ties the 2 incidents collectively, sending her and her household down a treacherous path. The collection instantly drew viewers in with its intriguing premise, which solely will get extra compelling because the present progresses. And with its shocking ending — after all of the stunning twists and turns at the start of the collection — Idiot Me As soon as has change into one in all Netflix’s most profitable and superbly crafted tv exhibits up to now.
Will There Be a Sequel to ‘Idiot Me As soon as’?
Contemplating that Idiot Me As soon as is a restricted collection based mostly solely on Coben’s novel, it’s unlikely that the streamer will probably be producing extra Idiot Me As soon as exhibits sooner or later. Fortuitously, there are a plethora of shows on Netflix that are based on the celebrated author’s work, corresponding to Protected, The Harmless, Keep Shut, The Woods, The Stranger, Maintain Tight, and Gone For Good. Furthermore, Coben has recently announced that there are two more TV adaptations in the works. So, should you loved all of the exhibits based mostly on his novels, you’ll be able to look ahead to extra diversifications (together with Simply One Look) coming your means quickly.
Idiot Me As soon as is now streaming on Netflix. You may watch the trailer under: