Stranger Things Season 2 is doing pretty impressive numbers in a short span of time, but the stat that puts it in a class of its own is the whopping 15.8 million viewers pulled in by the season premiere last Friday.
According to Nielsen data released, the premiere roped in approximately 11 million in the key 18-49 demographic, with all ratings taken within the first three days of the premiere. Each subsequent episode drew more than 4 million viewers per episode, with more than 3 million in the key demographic.
The show was highly binged as well, as 361,000 people viewed all nine episodes of the season within the first 24 hours of its release. The entire season averaged 8.8 million viewers per episode, with 6.2 million in the key demographic.
Nielsen also determined the average number of Season 2 episodes people watched in America in the key demographic was approximately three at a time. Nielsen Social data also found that there were 7.2 million social interactions across Facebook and Twitter within this three-day time frame.
Now streaming on Netflix, the second season of Stranger Things stars Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, Matthew Modine, Noah Schnapp, Joe Keery, Sadie Sink and Dacre Montgomery.