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Bridgerton's third season sizzles with record-breaking viewership

22/05/2024

Bridgerton's third season sizzles with record-breaking viewership Bridgerton' Season 3 Part 1 shattered records with a staggering 45.1 million views within just four days of its global release on Netflix.

by Precious Simpasa

22-05-2024 12:34

in Entertainment

Bridgerton promotional posters. Image: Instagram via @Bridgertonnetflix

Bridgerton fans, grab your fans, for the latest season has sashayed onto our screens. It has all the scandal and intrigue fans have come to expect from this Regency-era romp.

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BRIDGERTON BREAKS RECORDS Within just four days of its global release on Netflix, Bridgerton Season Three Part One has set tongues wagging and hearts racing.

According to Daily Mail, it has pulled in an astonishing 45.1 million views.

The steamy series, created by the incomparable Shonda Rhimes, has once again captured the imaginations of audiences worldwide.

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Netflix has described these viewing figures as only the beginning, hinting at even more scandalous twists and turns to come.

BRIDGERTON KEEPS FANS COMING BACK Nicola Coughlan, who plays the delightful Penelope Featherington, teased fans about the pressure of getting one particularly intimate scene just right.

The fans are horny little devils, she quipped.

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Indeed, viewers can expect more than carriage rides and polite conversations this season. It promises steamy encounters and passionate embraces.

The chemistry between Coughlan's Penelope and Luke Newton's Colin Bridgerton is palpable, according to Screen Rant.

BRIDGERTON DRAMA AND INTRIGUE Their slow-burning romance finally ignited in a fiery cliffhanger that left fans clamouring for more.

As Colin declares his love for Penelope in a steamy carriage scene, viewers are left on the edge of their seats. They are all eagerly awaiting the next instalment.

But it's not just the central romance that's heating the screen, according to Forbes.

THE FEATHERINGTONS Portia Featherington, portrayed by the formidable Polly Walker, adds her brand of spice to the mix.

She urges her daughters to secure the family's fortune with an heir.

The Featherington sisters find themselves embroiled in a scandalous competition to be the first to make an heir.

This leads to tensions running high and passions burning bright.

WHY IS IT SO POPULAR? Bridgerton's popularity lies in its perfect concoction of scandal, romance, and intrigue set against the lavish backdrop of Regency-era England.

From the opulent costumes to the dazzling ballroom scenes, the show transports viewers to a world of aristocratic splendour and forbidden desires.

But it's not just the extravagant setting that keeps audiences coming back for more.

It's also the complex characters and their intertwining relationships that truly captivate.

A GLOBAL PHENOMENON Whether it's the simmering tension between Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton or the scheming words of Lady Whistledown, there's never a dull moment.

Add to that the steamy love scenes and unexpected plot twists, and it's no wonder the show has become a global phenomenon.

As the series continues to captivate audiences across the globe, fans can rest assured that there are plenty more surprises in store.

With Part Two set to drop on 13 June, the anticipation is reaching fever pitch.

So, grab your fans and your fainting couches, dear readers, for Bridgerton Season Three is just getting started, and it's bound to be a wild ride.

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