Hulu is renewing Castle Rock, the subscription streaming video service's psychological horror series , for a second season.
Before its debut last month, Hulu executives were looking forward to Castle Rock possibly becoming a hit. Hulu has notched some high-profile wins since it ramped up its originals effort to better compete with . Its show is the first and only series from a streaming service to win the Emmy for best drama series, the crown jewel of TV awards. But even though Hulu has been increasing subscribers, it remains much .
On Tuesday, Hulu said that Castle Rock was its most widely watched original series yet on the day of its premiere and that it had one of Hulu's highest "view-through rates" in its first and second weeks. The fifth episode will be live Wednesday.