Within the age of streaming, there are many needlessly lengthy collection designed to cater to our insatiable urge for food for binge-watching, no matter whether or not a narrative justifies it or not. However this appears to be a kind of occasions when the story very a lot justified extra episodes. Season 1 of “Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal” coated issues up till the trial of Alex Murdaugh. Season 2 revisits the lead-up to the 2021 homicide of Maggie and Paul Murdaugh, offering extra insights and particulars concerning the circumstances surrounding their deaths. The brand new episodes additionally give attention to the time between Maggie and Paul’s murders and Alex Murdaugh’s conviction, recounting the disgraced lawyer’s trial and his final sentencing to life in jail.
All of which apparently makes for irresistible watching. On the time of writing, “Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal” is sitting at primary for TV collection on the Netflix homepage. The newest three episodes debuted on September 20, and the next day the present hit the highest spot, suggesting our urge for food for true crime stays insatiable, or not less than that the Murdaugh story managed to grip viewers sufficient the primary time round they got here flocking again for spherical two.
It is value noting that Netflix’s viewership metrics are dodgy at best, so who is aware of who’s truly watching this present or how lengthy they’re sticking with it. However contemplating the curiosity on this case and the continued reputation of true crime documentaries, it is not shocking to see the present again on the prime of the Netflix charts.