Even though a Tim Burton-produced Addams Family story was anticipated to make a splash, Wednesday keeps setting new records. The series, in which Jenna Ortega plays the lead role, is the first English-language program to garner over 400 million viewing hours weekly. Since it was recently confirmed that the horror-infused teen drama surpassed Dahmer to become the second English show of all time on Netflix, those record-breaking numbers have continued. Only Stranger Things season 4 surpasses it. In Wednesday season 1, the main plot revolves around the title character figuring out how to fit in at her new school and solving a murder that happened 30 years ago and affected her parents, Morticia and Gomez Addams. Although the series centers on the coming-of-age story of Jenna Ortega’s Wednesday, the spooky members of the iconic Addams family are still integral to the murderous plot.
The success of Season 1 led to the show’s renewal for a second season. The primary storyline of Season 1, which involved a monstrous creature attacking and killing residents of the nearby town of Jericho, was seemingly satisfactorily resolved in a gothic bow. Beyond the storyline, the cast was almost flawless, with Jenna Ortega playing Wednesday Addams, the eldest child of Morticia and Gomez , the main character. The fact that Wednesday has been nominated for three Critics’ Choice Super Awards should come as no surprise; here are the nomination:-
- Best Horror Series, Limited Series or Made-For-TV Movie
- Best Actress in a Horror Series, Limited Series or Made-For-TV Movie – Jenna Ortega
- Best Actress in a Horror Series, Limited Series or Made-For-TV Movie – Christina Ricci
Wednesday Addams was portrayed by Christina Ricci in the Addams Family movies of the 1990s, and both Ortega and Ricci did fantastic work! Who will win the prize between them if they defeat their rivals will be interesting to see. The 3rd Annual Critics Choice Super Awards winners will be revealed on March 16, so find out who triumphs and regrettably loses then. To all of the nominees, congratulations!
Good luck to every individual in the series!
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