‘Presumed Harmless’ turns into hottest collection on streaming


After launching final week, the Apple TV+ crime drama Presumed Harmless virtually instantly turned probably the most watched present on streaming, in accordance with analysts. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal as a person who would possibly, or may not, have murdered the lady he’s having an affair with.

And Darkish Matter, the sci-fi novel tailored into an Apple TV+ collection, spent its sixth week as one of the vital widespread choices on any streaming service.

Presumed Harmless starring Jake Gyllenhaal begins on the high

Crime dramas are a staple of TV, and Apple has not missed the style. There’s no higher instance than Defending Jacob starring Chris Evans. Or there’s Legal File starring Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo. And these are simply a few examples.

Clearly, it’s a well-liked style as a result of Presumed Harmless shot to the highest of the streaming charts after premiering on Wednesday, June 12. The collection ranks at No. 1 on Reelgood’s checklist of Prime 10 TV reveals on streaming through the week ending June 19. And it’s at No. 1 on JustWatch‘s checklist of high streaming reveals for the week ending June 16.

Popular Streaming Series June 22, 2024
Presumed Harmlessand Darkish Matter are each widespread Apple TV+ collection.
Charts: JustWatch/Reelgood

Estimates from corporations like JustWatch and Reelgood are mandatory as a result of streaming companies not often reveal how many individuals tune in to their choices.

Jake Gyllenhaal performs a lawyer in love in Presumed Harmless. And it seems like he would possibly simply be a assassin, too. The eight-episode restricted collection comes from TV veterans David E. Kelley and J.J. Abrams.

If its fast reputation catches your eye, Apple’s teaser says:

“The gripping collection takes viewers on a journey by way of the horrific homicide that upends the Chicago Prosecuting Lawyer’s workplace when chief deputy prosecutor Rusty Sabich (Gyllenhaal) is suspected of the crime. The collection explores obsession, intercourse, politics and the ability and limits of affection, because the accused fights to carry his household and marriage collectively.”

Three episodes of Presumed Harmless can be found now. The fourth will attain Apple’s streaming service on Wednesday, with a brand new one following every week by way of July 24. There’ll be eight episodes in whole.

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Darkish Matter continues to attract an enormous viewers on Apple TV+

'Dark Matter' is a multiverse mystery on Apple TV+
Joel Edgerton and Jennifer Connelly star in Darkish Matter, a sci-fi thriller collection that’s an enormous hit.
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Darkish Matter began as the most effective sci-fi novels of the last decade and has now turn into a strong hit for Apple TV+. After premiering in Might on the tops of the recognition charts, it was at No. 5 on each Reelgood’s and JustWatch’s most up-to-date lists of hottest Prime 10 TV reveals on streaming.

Darkish Matter stars Joel Edgerton and Jennifer Connelly. For individuals who haven’t learn the e book, Apple’s (spoiler-filled) description of its collection says:

Darkish Matter is a narrative in regards to the street not taken. The collection follows Jason Dessen (performed by Edgerton), a physicist, professor and household man who — one night time whereas strolling dwelling on the streets of Chicago — is kidnapped into an alternate model of his life. Surprise shortly turns to nightmare when he tries to return to his actuality amid the mind-bending panorama of lives he may have lived. On this labyrinth of realities, he embarks on a harrowing journey to get again to his true household and save them from probably the most terrifying, unbeatable foe conceivable: himself.”

The collection premiered Might 8, and the primary eight episodes of Darkish Matter can be found now on Apple TV+. The finale comes Wednesday, June 26.

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Watch these and extra on Apple TV+

Watching Presumed Harmless and Darkish Matter plus many different collection or movies comes with a subscription to Apple TV+. The service is $9.99 per thirty days with a seven-day free trial. You may as well get it by way of any tier of the Apple One subscription bundle.

And Apple’s streaming video service additionally consists of rather more, after all. There’s a library of drama, comedies, musicals, youngsters’s reveals, nature documentaries, and many others.

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