Netflix' Sarandos says 'The Irishman' has been viewed by 26.4 million households in first week of streaming

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 19:59:38 GMT


Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" was viewed by 26.4 million households in its first week on Netflix's streaming platform, Content Head Ted Sarandos told a UBS conference on Tuesday. The film, which stars Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino, is expected to be viewed by 40 million households in its first 28 days, Sarandos said, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Netflix is famously reticent about viewing numbers, but it did disclose last year that the Sandra Bullock vehicle "Bird Box" drew an audience of 45 million viewers in its first seven days. Netflix shares were down 3%, but have gained about 10% in 2019, while the S&P 500 has gained 25%.

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