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'When They See Us' Has Been Netflix's Most-Watched Show In The U.S. Since Its Premiere

Ava DuVernay’s new miniseries, “When They See Us,” detailing the events surrounding the wrongful convictions of the “Central Park Five” has been the most watched show on Netflix since it dropped earlier this month. Netflix made the announcement via Twitter on Wednesday. When They See Us has been the most-watched series on Netflix in the US every day since it premiered on May 31 — Netflix (@netflix) June 12, 2019 Since the show dropped, there’ve been a number of people who’ve said that the story of the five young men would be too hard to watch , since it hits so close to home for people who have been impacted by America’s flawed criminal justice system, but that hasn’t impacted viewing totals for the streaming giant. Since its release the show has sparked fiery conversations on Twitter and reignited many of the same debates around the criminal justice system that were at the forefront during the Central Park Five Case in the late eighties. The case’s...

Arriana McLymore

Jun 13, 2019