‘Stranger Things’ Season 2 Premiere Was Watched by 16 Million People jquinones November 6, 2017 Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories According to network and cable TV ratings board Nielsen, Stranger Things is a bonafide hit. Its new season premiere was viewed by 15.8 million people in the US alone. In comparison, TV behemoth and cult series HBO’s Game of Thrones season 7 raked in an impressive 16.1 million people viewing. 6.1 million individuals tuned into Netflix’s The Defenders at the time of its first week of availability. 361,000 people bing-watched the season’s complete nine episodes of the first day of availability. Check out the new season here and be sure to check out the Stranger Things iPhone game available now.