Wednesday is a comedy horror television series created by Al Gough, Miles Millar, Kayla Alpert, and Tim Burton. It is based on the characters created by Charles Addams and stars Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams. The series premiered on Netflix on November 23, 2022.
The series follows Wednesday Addams as she attends Nevermore Academy, a boarding school for young people with paranormal abilities. Wednesday is trying to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a killing spree that has terrorized the local town, and solve the supernatural mystery that embroiled her parents 25 years ago — all while navigating her new relationships at Nevermore.
The series has received positive reviews from critics, who have praised Ortega’s performance and the show’s dark humor. It has also been a commercial success, becoming the second-most watched English-language Netflix series within three weeks of its release.