Apple TV+ definitely has a hit in murderously funny Bad Sisters [Updated]

Apple TV+ definitely has a hit in murderously funny Bad Sisters [Updated]

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Eva Birthistle, Anne-Marie Duff, Sharon Horgan, Sarah Greene, and Eve Hewson are Bad Sisters.
Eva Birthistle, Anne-Marie Duff, Sharon Horgan, Sarah Greene, and Eve Hewson are Bad Sisters.
Photo: Apple TV+

The dark comedy Bad Sisters made the list of top 10 most streamed shows three weeks in a row now. And it’s pulling in plenty of positive reviews.

The show streams weekly on Apple TV+.

Bad Sisters is off to a strong start for Apple TV+

We’re at peak TV, with more shows and movies available to be streamed than anyone could hope to see. And not everything is good. Perhaps the easiest way to find the best is to try what everyone else is watching.

JustWatch tracks the streaming business. Its chart of Top 10 streaming TV series for the week of of August 29 to September 4 puts Bad Sisters in the number nine spot. For two previous weeks, the Apple TV+ comedy was also at number nine.

While the series isn’t doing quite as well as, say, House of the Dragon, it’s still one of the most watched shows available on any streaming service. And it has been since it debuted on August 19.

Bad Sisters are so bad they’re good

Apple calls Bad Sisters “a delicious blend of both dark comedy and thriller.” It’s about the Garvey sisters, who vowed to always take care of each other. And when one of the sisters’ abusive husband turns up dead, his life insurers launch an investigation to prove malicious intent — and set their sights on the Garveys, all of whom had ample reason to kill him.

The series is not just drawing a large audience, critics are applauding as well. It has a 100% approval rating on the review-aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes. The Cult of Mac review says, “It’s well-directed, the writing is mostly confident, funny, and affecting, and the soundtrack is full of catchy, nervous music.”

The first four episodes are available to watch now on Apple’s streaming service.

Watch on: Apple TV+

Update: This article was first published August 30, and was updated on September 6 after Bad Sisters stayed on Just Watch’s top 10 list for a third week.