Servant, M. Night Shyamalan’s Apple TV + thriller, which launched its second season on January 15, is showing strong year-over-year growth.
The viewership for the first week of season 2 more than doubled the audience who watched the show during the same period of season 1, according to sources.
Making the comparison even better, Apple TV + released three episodes at the launch of Season 1 in November 2019 compared to just one last week; This means that the viewing of the Season 2 first episode in its first week more than doubled that of the first three Season 1 episodes combined during the post-launch week.
As is the case with all streamers, Apple TV + does not release firm rating data but ServantApple TV + performance is believed to be of the same magnitude as Defend Jacob and Ted Lasso.
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Outside the United States, the second season of Servant has recorded strong increases year on year in markets such as France, Mexico and Spain.
The debut of Season 2 also boosted the airing of Season 1 on Apple TV +. Viewing of all 10 episodes of Season 1 skyrocketed more than five times in the first week of Season 2 compared to the weekly average for the previous six months.
Servant follows a grieving Philadelphia couple after an indescribable tragedy breaks up their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home.
The cast of Servant, including Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Nell Tiger Free and Rupert Grint, reprising all of their characters for the second season, which scored 85% on Rotten Tomatoes. The series is created by Tony Basgallop who produces alongside Shyamalan as well as Ashwin Rajan, Jason Blumenthal, Todd Black and Steve Tisch. Taylor Latham and Patrick Markey are also executive producers.
The second episode of ServantThe second season of the season kicks off tomorrow, January 22.