Netflix adaptations lead to book sales

Book sales linked to TV shows analysed by Netflix

We recently discussed how the popularity of the Bridgerton novels has soared since the series hit Netflix, and now the streamer has done some analysis of just how well book sales benefit from television adaptation led by Bridgerton, half of the Top 10 titles on The New York Times Best Sellers list this month are books … >

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Bridgerton marches on in number 1 position

Bridgerton marches on as the most watched show w/e 24 Jan

The Nielsen figures for (US) streaming show Bridgerton marches on at the top once more Last time we looked at the Nielsens, the news was WandaVision joining the Mandalorian as Disney+ had two top ten entries. The news is not so good for Disney+ this week, and if you look at the table (below) you’ll see Bridgerton continues to lead the … >

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Simone Ashley to play Kate Sharma in Bridgerton season 2

Netflix has its Kate! Bridgerton season 2 focusses on the romance between Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate Sharma played by Simone Ashley After Bridgerton season 1, eldest brother Anthony is looking to settle down. Enter the Sharma sisters to London society. As Lady Whistledown explains: 1814 promises to be another eventful season, but not, This … >

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Bridgerton Novels

Bridgerton novels dominate our Amazon lockdown reading

Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton novels are dominating our fiction reading during lockdown, at least on Amazon Unsurprisingly, major success in one medium (in this case TV) can result in major sales of associated products. The Queen’s Gambit sparked a rise in sales of chess sets worldwide (and popularity of chess as a whole) and the same effect … >

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Anthony Bridgerton to take centre stage in Bridgerton season 2

In news that will surprise nobody who has seen the show, Bridgerton season 2 has been confirmed and will focus on Anthony Bridgerton Given the critical reception and popularity, it’s no surprise Bridgerton has been renewed and goes into production in spring 2021. Can it make a Christmas Day 2021 release? We aren’t sure but we hope so! … >

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Lupin officially more popular than Bridgerton and Queen's Gambit

Lupin officially more popular than both Bridgerton and Queen’s Gambit

Netflix has today announced French series Lupin officially more popular than Regency epic Bridgerton and the sublime Queen’s Gambit It feels like only yesterday [it was] we celebrated the launch of stylish French series Lupin (here) and now it’s breaking records. According to Netflix, it is project to be viewed by 70 million households in the first 28 days … >

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Bridgerton showrunner talks seasons

Bridgerton showrunner dreams of eight seasons for the Regency hit

Chris van Dusen, the Bridgerton showrunner, has given an in depth interview to Collider and suggested we might get as many as eight seasons of the show Quick reprise. Bridgerton season 1 centres on the romance between the Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Page) and Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor), as well as numerous other characters from the Bridgerton … >

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Bridgerton audience

Bridgerton audience set to reach 63 million in first 28 days

Figures revealed by Netflix show the Bridgerton audience is set to reach 63 million in the first 28 days of the show’s Christmas Day release Before we dive very far into statistics, let’s pull back a little. Netflix measures audience by any viewing of a show for more than two minutes. We don’t know about … >

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Netflix explains with a video: WTF is… Bridgerton?

If you need more reasons to watch Bridgerton the latest WTF is… video from Netflix may help By now you should be well aware Bridgerton is coming to Netflix on Christmas Day. We’ve already shown you the trailer and produced a guide to the show. What else do you need? Well, Netflix thinks you may need just … >

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