Only Murders in the Building

Only Murders in the Building, Hulu’s latest mystery comedy series, is the streaming service’s most-watched comedy launch of all time.

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The series, which stars comic legends Steve Martin and Martin Short alongside Selena Gomez, features an odd age gap in its protagonists, but it appears that this blend of old and young is working.

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Only Murders has found strong public support after only three episodes, as of this writing.

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Only Murders in the Building’s record-breaking premiere shows how popular it is right now.

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According to The Wrap, the new series has overtaken Hulu’s acquisition of Seinfeld in 2015 as the most-watched comedy premiere of all time.

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However, Hulu only had roughly 9 million customers back then, compared to its current total of over 43 million.

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Even still, Only Murders’ success is significant for a show in which two-thirds of the cast is largely unfamiliar to younger fans.

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Only Murders in the Building’s general lack of continuous laughs could be one of the show’s biggest flaws, especially for fans expecting the type of comedy Martin and Short are known for.

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