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Second season of Apple TV’s ‘Servant’ shows strong growth among viewership numbers

“Servant,”Apple TV+’s thriller from M. Night Shyamalan that debuted its second season on Jan. 15, is showing strong year-to-year growth, reports Deadline.

Apple doesn’t reveal viewership numbers, but — quoting unnamed “sources familiar with the matter” — the article reports that the second season premiere of the series more than doubled the show’s audience year over year. 

Deadline says the performance of “Servant” — which has already been renewed for a third season —  is believed to be of the magnitude of such Apple TV+ ratings standouts as “Defending Jacob” and “Ted Lasso.” Outside of the U.S., the sophomore season of the series has posted big year-to-year viewership increases in such markets as France, Mexico and Spain, the article adds.

“Servant” is a psychological thriller spearheaded by M. Night Shyamalan that follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage and opens the door for a mysterious force to enter their home. It was renewed for a second season earlier this year, but the COVID-19 pandemic hindered the start of filming,

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the authorDennis Sellers
Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.
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