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Dahmer is Officially Netflix's 2nd Biggest Show Of All Time

The serial killer drama was in ninth place just last week.
  • Evan Peters in Dahmer: Monster - The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. (Photo: Netflix)
    Evan Peters in Dahmer: Monster - The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. (Photo: Netflix)

    Dahmer: Monster - The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is still on the rise. 

    After becoming Netflix's ninth most popular English-language show ever just last week, the serial killer drama is now the streamer's second-biggest show of all time. Now in its third week on the platform, the series racked up some 205.33 million hours viewed this past week, bringing its total to 701.37 million hours viewed in its first month. 

    The only English-language series left to beat now is Stranger Things 4, which was viewed 1.35 billion hours in its first month. Dahmer: Monster - The Jeffrey Dahmer Story has now surpassed titles like Bridgerton Season 2, which was watched 656.26 million hours in its first 28 days on the platform. 

    Dahmer is also now the fourth most-watched series in any language, sitting behind the Squid Game at 1.65 billion hours, Money Heist's final season (792.23 million hours), and the aforementioned Stranger Things 4

    Dahmer: Monster - The Jeffrey Dahmer Story tells the story of the infamous serial killer's heinous crimes and the police incompetence that allowed him to continue his killing spree for so long. Helmed by Ryan Murphy, the 10-episode limited series stars American Horror Story vet Evan Peters as Dahmer alongside an ensemble including Niecy Nash, Richard Jenkins, and Molly Ringwald. 

    Since debuting on September 21, Dahmer has been criticized by victims' families, the LGBTQ community, and even a crew member

    Dahmer: Monster - The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is streaming on Netflix. 

    Jade Budowski is a freelance writer with a knack for ruining punchlines and harboring dad-aged celebrity crushes. She was previously a reporter/producer at Decider and is a member of the Television Critics Association. Follow her on Twitter: @jadebudowski.

    TOPICS: Jeffrey Dahmer, Netflix, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Evan Peters, Ryan Murphy