How Peacock's Traitors Murdered the Streaming Charts in Season 2

The reality series implemented several changes to become Peacock's most-watched unscripted show

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There’s been a murder, but this time the victim is streaming ratings.

Peacock’s The Traitors—an Alan Cumming-hosted competition series where reality stars called “faithfuls” try to banish the “traitors” among them before being murdered themselves—was already a hit in Season 1, even winning the Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program. But in Season 2, the show killed it.

The latest installment of the series, based on the Dutch show De Verraders, has blown away the previous numbers.



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