The company may never give us an exact number, but it will inform us that many of Netflix's viewers saw To all the boys that I have loved before. I like it, much. According to Variety, Netflix shared on Tuesday that To all the boys it was one of his "most viewed original films in history with a strong repetition of visualization". Netflix's third-quarter earnings report also revealed that more than 80 million subscribers saw the original rom-coms broadcast service launched during the summer.
Netflix said that it was going to recover the great genre that is the romantic comedy of this summer, and wow, Netflix did fulfill that promise. When The kissing stand premiered on May 11, it marked the beginning of a wave of original Netflix romantic comedies. A successful and well received wave. According to Deadline, Netflix's programming chief, Ted Sarandos, called The kissing stand "One of the most viewed movies in the world at this time" later that month. Netflix's summer of love had a good start.
And the bonanza of the romantic comedy was heating up. Alex Strangelove; To each one, his own; Sierra Burgess is a loser; As a father; Set it up; Y To all the boys that I have loved before All debuted on Netflix in the following weeks. Netflix may not publish ratings, but the Twitterverse will notify you when there is a successful movie in the ether. And the holy cheese pizza on a fire escape, they were Set it up Y To all the boys that I have loved before In the whole timeline. Surely it seemed that a good number of Netflix subscribers were drinking in these movies in two bottles of Yakult.
The company apparently had the feeling that this could happen. In August, Netflix's original film director, Matt Brodlie, told Mashable that the broadcast service noticed that customers wanted to see romantic comedies, but, as has been said time and time again, the genre has been suffering a severe drought. During the last years. Then, the company decided to create some romantic comedies. Brodlie explained,
"Because we are Netflix, we could see that people from all over the world had been watching many romantic comedies in our catalog, and when you put two and two together, people enjoy watching them, there are not many of them out there, so let's go We get into this genre that seems to be really nice for a lot of people. "
The summer of love is over, but that does not mean that the Netflix rom-com execution is over. In the aforementioned Mashable interview, Brodlie joked,
"We're going to make it a life of romance, not just a summer. You should definitely look at this space to see more of them after the summer ends. For sure."
Did you hear that, Reese Witherspoon? There's a lot more Netflix original rom-com goodness on the horizon. As Variety He noted, Netflix said on Tuesday that the company already has "the next set of original romantic comedies" in the works.
Rejoice, fellow rom-com fans with access to Netflix. The streaming service will continue to give us the rom-com-tent store we crave.