The second season of M. Night time Shyamalan’s “Servant” drew report numbers when it premiered on Apple TV+ final week, reportedly coming near viewership loved by standout hits “Defending Jacob” and “Ted Lasso.”
Citing sources acquainted with the matter, Deadline reviews the Season 2 premiere of “Servant” greater than doubled the present’s viewers 12 months over 12 months. Additional, Apple launched just one episode on Jan. 15, as in comparison with the three it issued when the sequence launched final 12 months.
Elevated home viewer numbers had been bolstered by year-on-year viewers development in France, Mexico and Spain, the report mentioned.
Excessive curiosity in Season 2 is boosting viewership of Season 1. In keeping with sources, viewing of the primary 10 episodes grew greater than 5 occasions final week when in comparison with a median of the trailing six months. These figures embody each present Apple TV+ subscribers who rewatched the primary season and new customers who’re catching up on the story.
One of many first high-profile Apple TV+ releases, “Servant” is a psychological thriller that tells the story of a pair who suffered the tragic lack of their child son, and have taken to caring for a doll in his place. The present stars Lauren Ambrose, Rupert Grint, Nell Tiger Free, and Toby Kebbell.
AppleInsider reviewed the primary episode and located that, whereas nonetheless visually interesting and creepy, the present’s plot is carrying skinny.
The second episode of Season 2 will start streaming on Jan. 22 .