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Maya Rudolph's Loot sees premiere week boost push it into the top 10 most popular shows

Apple TV+ shares Loot trailer ahead of the comedy show's June 24 premiere
Apple TV+ shares Loot trailer ahead of the comedy show's June 24 premiere (Image credit: Apple TV+)

What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ premiered Loot on Friday, June 24.
  • Loot is a new comedy featuring Maya Rudolph.
  • The new show was one of the most popular of last week.

Apple TV+ launched Loot, starring May Rudolph, on Friday of last week — but that was enough for it to break into the top ten most popular shows of the week ending June 26.

Loot premiered on June 24.

According to data collected by JustWatch.com, Loot found itself in the top ten, but only just. It took the final spot behind Disney+ hit Obi-Wan Kenobi, while The Old Man from FX took the top spot.

Most Popular Streamed Shows June

Most Popular Streamed Shows June (Image credit: JustWatch)

Loot is the latest comedy to hit Apple TV+ with the streamer surely hoping for even a portion of the success of other shows of the genre, including the insanely popular Ted Lasso.

After divorcing her husband of 20 years, Molly Novak must figure out what to do with her $87 billion settlement. She decides to reengage with her charitable foundation and reconnect with the real world—finding herself along the way.

Alongside Rudolph, Loot also stars Michaela Jaé Rodriguez (Pose,) Ron Funches (Undateable,) Nat Faxon (Married,) and Joel Kim Booster (Sunnyside.) You can watch the first few episodes of Loot on Apple TV+ right now.

Other shows that proved popular included the Netflix stalwart Better Call Saul as well as the latest season of Amazon Prime Video's The Boys. Netflix also saw The Umbrella Acadamy take a spot in the list.

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Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

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