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TV+ show 'The Afterparty' scores top 10 streaming ranking in opening week

Afterparty artwork
Afterparty artwork (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ show The Afterparty debuted last week.
  • New figures show it was one of the top 10 most-streamed titles last week.
  • It tells the story of a murder mystery at a high school reunion.

Apple TV+ series The Afterparty was one of the top-10 most-streamed shows in its opening week, according to new figures from Reelgood.

Reelgood confirmed to iMore that the new show came in at number eight on a list that includes heavy-hitters such as Marvel's Eternals move and The Book of Boba Fett on Disney+.

Reelgood says its top 10 rankings are based on streams and engagement on its platform in the US across all SVOD and AVOD services.

The new Apple TV+ show tells the story of a murder that takes place at a high school reunion. From Apple:

Created and directed by Miller, "The Afterparty" centers on a murder mystery at a high school reunion. Each of the eight episodes features a retelling of the same night told through a different character's perspective, each with its own unique visual style and film genre to match the teller's personality.

Apple describes the series as "genre-bending" and boasts a star-studded cast.

Apple continues to invest in its slate of original content for TV+, debuting a new trailer for season two of Tehran and the first look at Lincoln's Dilemma, a four-part series that looks at Abraham Lincoln's journey to end slavery:

Based on acclaimed historian David S. Reynolds' award-winning book, "Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times," the series features insights from a diverse range of journalists, educators and Lincoln scholars, as well as rare archival materials, that offer a more nuanced look into the man dubbed the Great Emancipator. Set against the background of the Civil War, "Lincoln's Dilemma" also gives voice to the narratives of enslaved people, shaping a more complete view of an America divided over issues including economy, race and humanity, and underscoring Lincoln's battle to save the country, no matter the cost.

TV+ is available across all of Apple's best iPhones, iPads, Macs, and the Best TVs for Apple TV 2022.

Stephen Warwick
Stephen Warwick

Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.