‘The Night Agent’ Has Netflix’s Biggest Series-Debut Week Since ‘Wednesday’

The Night Agent” might not quite be pulling “Wednesday” numbers, but the new thriller series managed a very strong first week on Netflix.

The Shawn Ryan-created series topped Netflix’s Global Top 10 English TV series list in its first week of availability, with 168.71 million hours viewed — that’s the most for a new series, English-language or otherwise, since “Wednesday.”The figure — which impressively only accounts for four days of tracking, as the show debuted on a Thursday — makes the Gabriel Basso-starring show the most-viewed title on Netflix this week.

It’s also the single best week for a show since Season 2 of “Ginny & Georgia” premiered, pulling 180 hours viewed, and the third biggest week for the first season of a Netflix show since the streamer started publicizing the top 10 lists.“Wednesday,” of course, ranks at No.

1 in terms of series debuts, after it opened with 341.23 million hours viewed last November.

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