Indeed, the statistics of the fourth installment of Black Mirror were impressive. On Rotten Tomatoes, the recent season has a score of 8.16/10 and a 92% approval rating among critics, while the viewers have evaluated the fourth chapter at 4.1/5/82%. On Metacritic, the picture looks almost the same way, 72/100 and 7.4/10, among critics/viewers, respectively. At the same time, on IMDb, Black Mirror holds an overall score of 8.9/10 ~ 208,700 votes.
Starting initially on the British Channel 4, Black Mirror gained its international success thanks to Netflix, which had picked up the series in 2017. The first season's premiere has garnered over two million (2.07) viewers in the UK. Unfortunately, Netflix never unveils the viewing figures for its web series. However, Black Mirror is on the list of the most popular shows on Netflix.
By the way, Netflix is seriously expanding its programming slate this year. The global broadcaster decided to spend $8 billion to acquire lots of new shows. Nonetheless, Netflix isn't going to cancel their flagships. As you may have guessed, Black Mirror is on the list.
Finally, Black Mirror is the anthology. Each installment has different settings and unique cast and title characters. Therefore, while the show is favorite of the viewers, it will be remaining on Netflix.
What Is The Show Black Mirror About?If you have not yet watched this sci-fi web series on Netflix, please read a brief overview of Black Mirror below.
This show depicts the modern world which hides many dangers because of the high development of advanced technologies. Each episode, as a rule, presents the near future and describes how the technology may affect the society. The past decade allows us to foresee what do we need to expect in the foreseeable future. Every day we watch in the black mirror, whether it be a smartphone, TV, tablet, or another high-tech device.
Our connection with reality has changed forever. Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter do matter in the modern world. Each new technology makes our life more comfortable, on the one hand. On the other, every innovation is potentially dangerous since it possesses numerous imperfections, vulnerability, and defects. The web series, thereby illustrates how the world may change if the technology will develop so rapidly.