'The Queen's Gambit' Is Netlfix's Most-Watched Scripted Series Ever

'The Queen's Gambit' Is Netlfix's Most-Watched Scripted Series Ever

KEY POINTS

  •  "The Queen's Gambit" has become the most-watched scripted limited series on Netflix
  • The streaming giant revealed that 62 million subscribers watched the series in its first 28 days
  • "The Queen's Gambit" currently holds a perfect score of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

"The Queen's Gambit," a period chess drama from Netflix, has achieved the monument feat of being the most-watched scripted limited series on the streaming service. 

The streamer says 62 million subscribers tuned in to see the hit series in its first 28 days. The streaming service confirmed the numbers via a tweet on its official Twitter account. Netflix also claimed that the show made it to the streamer's top 10 list in almost 92 countries since its release and secured the top spot in 63 countries, including the U.S., Israel, Russia, and Argentina, Variety has learned. 

Speaking about the project's monumental run on Netflix, Scott Frank, co-creator and director, told The Hollywood Reporter that he is really "delighted" to see the response and never imagined that the series would be viewed by so many people.