'The Queen's Gambit' Finale Held as Highest-Rated Series Episode in Netflix History

It’s also the most popular limited series on the platform.

By
Entertainment
4,341 Hypes 0 Comments

After breaking various viewership records on NetflixThe Queen’s Gambit‘s finale has now gone on to become the streaming platform’s highest-rated episode ever.

According to IMDB, the show’s seventh and final episode — named End Game — scored a stellar 9.4 out of 10 from viewers, making it the single highest-rated episode of any Netflix series in the history of the streaming service. The show’s second episode Exchanges also made it onto the top three, taking third place at a rating of 8.8. Sitting between the two is an episode of Never Have I Ever, which took home an 8.9 rating.

For those who have yet to watch it, The Queen’s Gambit is a live-action adaptation of a novel by the same name authored by Walter Tevis and published almost four decades ago. It follows the life and career of Beth Harmon, played by Anya Taylor-Joy. Orphaned at a young age, Harmon discovers her incredible talent for the game of chess, gradually making her way up the ranks as a child prodigy, but scarred by her turbulent youth, her career is tainted by her ongoing battle with alcoholism and drug addiction.

The Queen’s Gambit is now available on Netflix.

Elsewhere in entertainment, r/WallStreetBets founder Jaime Rogozinski has sold his life story rights to RatPac Entertainment.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Arctic Trucks Joins Toyota for a Snowbound Hilux AT35
Automotive

Arctic Trucks Joins Toyota for a Snowbound Hilux AT35

Designed with scientific researchers and adventurers in mind.

Michael B. Jordan's Tom Clancy Film 'Without Remorse' Finally Gets a Release Date
Entertainment

Michael B. Jordan's Tom Clancy Film 'Without Remorse' Finally Gets a Release Date

Joining ‘Jack Ryan’ on Amazon Prime Video.

Veilance Previews Stripped-Down FW21 Collection
Fashion

Veilance Previews Stripped-Down FW21 Collection

Blending minimalism with functionality.


Flatsix Converts the 2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo Into a Rally Racer
Automotive

Flatsix Converts the 2004 Porsche Cayenne Turbo Into a Rally Racer

Gaining 50 additional horsepower with the upgrades.

Nike Turns Its Air Max 90 Into a Japanese Rice Ball
Footwear

Nike Turns Its Air Max 90 Into a Japanese Rice Ball

Check out the seaweed-inspired uppers and the thin “Pull” tab.

Apple iOS 14.5 Beta Allows Users to Choose Spotify as Default Music Service
Tech

Apple iOS 14.5 Beta Allows Users to Choose Spotify as Default Music Service

For those who prefer the Spotify over Apple Music.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Adblock Detected.

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. If you enjoy our content, please add us to your adblocker's whitelist. We'd really appreciated it.