2020 (TV-MA)

The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn's bestselling novels.


Jonathan Bailey
Anthony Bridgerton
Ruth Gemmell
Lady Violet Bridgerton
Betsy Beers
(Executive Producer)
Nicola Coughlan
Penelope Featherington
Shonda Rhimes
(Executive Producer)
Phoebe Dynevor
Daphne Bridgerton


Simone Ashley joins 'Bridgerton' Season 2

Netflix has announced that Simone Ashley will be joining the second season of Bridgerton as a lead actor.  She joins the cast as Kate Sharma, a young woman who will feature opposite Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) as his love interest in season 2.  Kate will turn Anthony’s head as his newest love interest following his ultimate rejection at the hands of Siena, his opera singe...

'Bridgerton's success shows Hollywood should be looking to romance for TV adaptation

The only real surprise in Netflix’s recent press release that Bridgerton had officially broken records to become its most popular show ever was how long it took the news to break.  Since the series’ initial premiere on Christmas Day 2020, it has maintained a top spot in the rankings of the streaming service’s most-watched programming — and as of now, is confirmed t...

Bridgerton is Netflix's biggest-ever show

Netflix has revealed that Bridgerton is officially their most popular show ever. According to a press release, a record 82 million households all around the world caught Bridgerton in its first 28 days on the platform. Since Netflix finished 2020 with over 200 million active subscribers, that’s roughly 41% of all accounts. This is particularly impressive because Netflix originally suggested...

Netflix orders Season 2 of 'Bridgerton'

Bridgerton fans can rejoice as it is no surprise that Netflix has ordered another season of the first scripted series produced by Shonda Rhimes under her massive Netflix deal. The streaming service revealed the news on Thursday.  Based on Julia Quinn’s romance novel of the same name, the series premiered back on December 25th, 2020.  The first season of Bridgerton follows Daphne B...

Women gain power through gossip in 'Bridgerton'

This post contains detailed spoilers for Bridgerton. Thirst for celebrity scandal existed long before Hollywood provided tabloid publications with lurid news items. While Lady Whistledown’s Society Papers in Bridgerton is fictitious, it points to the power of this particular information commodity long before Confidential, The National Enquirer, and TMZ existed. Reputation can make or break ...

Netflix says 63 million households have watched 'Bridgerton' so far

Some 63 million households have watched at least a few minutes of the hit series Bridgerton in its first four weeks, Netflix tweeted today. That's not a surprising number given that Bridgerton features a bunch of really attractive people being various degrees of awful toward one another, it's got some decent sex scenes, a hot soundtrack full of contemporary songs done in the baroque styl...

Celebrating Penelope and Eloise, 'Bridgerton's besties

This post contains detailed spoilers for Bridgerton Finding a perfect match is high on the agenda of the new Netflix Regency romance Bridgerton. This is a society that equates a woman’s worth with the man she marries, rather than any other accomplishment. But as with other Shondaland shows, it isn’t only the hot and heavy or unrequited love pairings who make us fall head over he...

Bridgerton: 24 things you didn't know about the making of the Netflix series

Netflix have turned to period drama with Bridgerton (available Dec. 25), a lavish series that follows the romantic fortunes of an aristocratic family living in London during the early 1800s. Based on the bestselling historical romance novels of U.S. author Julia Quinn, the eight-part tale boasts a star-studded cast of British stars, with Regé-Jean Page and Phoebe Dynevor playing the romantic ...

The 'Bridgerton' trailer promises sex, scandal and secrecy

Bridgerton is the first production to come out of a development deal between Netflix and Shonda Rhimes. It is an upcoming adaptation of Julia Quinn’s bestselling romance novels, wherein the eight Bridgerton siblings each search for a lover in London high society.  On paper, they might sound like fairly typical historical romance novels. Quinn’s Bridgerton saga mostly delves into...

The Bridgerton teaser trailer shows Netflix's new take on high society

If what you've been missing from your life is some good, old-fashioned British aristocracy drama — updated just a smidge — Netflix is about to have you covered.  Bridgerton squarely fits that description, and we now have our first teaser trailer for the upcoming series, which makes its debut on Dec. 25. Here's the full description from Netflix: From Shon...

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