Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us has been the most-watched series on Netflix since its premiere according to the streaming giants. ‘When They See Us’ has been the most-watched series on Netflix in the US every day since it premiered on May 31,” the account’s official twitter page tweeted.
When They See Us has been the most-watched series on Netflix in the US every day since it premiered on May 31 pic.twitter.com/jS8IXIh03g
— Netflix US (@netflix) June 12, 2019
The popular miniseries tells the tragic story of five teens Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise who were variously convicted of assault, rape, and attempted murder based on what they long maintained were coerced and false confessions. Their sentences were eventually vacated in 2002.
When They See Us” was released May 31, the last day of Emmy eligibility