On the heels of receiving 20 Emmy nominations, a file for a freshman comedy sequence, and forward of its Season 2 premiere, Apple TV+’s flagship comedy sequence Ted Lasso has shot to the highest of Apple TV+ viewership ranks.
Apple doesn’t disclose any scores information for its streaming service however in accordance with sources, the primary season of Ted Lasso, which had remained a high performer on the streamer since its Aug. 14, 2020 premiere, returned to No.1 in present viewership on Apple TV+ following the July 13 Emmy nominations. The Jason Sudeikis starrer has remained within the high spot since then as subscribers are watching — or rewatching — the primary season forward of the Season 2 debut this Friday, July 23, which is anticipated to interrupt viewership information for the platform.
Ted Lasso‘s return will mark a end result of a comedy summer season on Apple TV+, which has included a string of comedy sequence debuts or returns.
The 2 high-profile new additions, Schmigadoon! and Bodily, have been breakouts and each debuted among the many High 10 highest-viewed scripted sequence premieres — comedy or dramas — on Apple TV+, sources stated.
A lesser identified Apple TV+ comedy, Making an attempt, posted robust year-to-year development because it returned for a second season this summer season. Regardless of flying largely beneath the radar, the critically praised present noticed its Season 2 viewership almost double the Season 1 viewers final summer season, sources stated.
Apple TV+’s summer season 2021 comedy choices additionally embody the second seasons of Mythic Quest and the animated Central Park, each of which acquired Emmy nominations final week.