The news comes less than a month after the series made its debut and confirms that Aquarius
, starring David Duchovny, Gethin Anthony, Grey Damon and Australian actress Claire Holt has quickly gained enormous buzz from fans intrigued by the twists and turns surrounding the infamous Manson family investigations.
As a matter of fact, it turns out that Presto subscribers can’t get enough of Aquarius. The series is consistently ranked as the most streamed show on Presto and it continues to draw new subscribers eager to watch the period detective story.
Following its initial Age of Aquarius binge event, where Presto made available all 13 episodes of the series, Aquarius has begun its linear broadcast and will continue to add new episodes of season 1 to the service in line with the US broadcast. The first six episodes of Aquarius are currently available for subscribers of Presto TV and the Presto Entertainment bundle to watch instantly with episode seven being added this Friday from 3:00 pm EST. Subsequent episodes will continue to be added each Friday.
“Aquarius has garnered major acclaim from critics world-wide and has been a major success for Presto with Australian viewers. This riveting drama has hooked thousands upon thousands of viewers and still sits as the number one TV show on Presto since launch, making it a much loved hit for subscribers. We’re thrilled with the news that NBC will be returning Aquarius to fans next year and even more excited that Presto will have the exclusive first run when it lands in 2016,” Shaun James, Presto CEO said.
Set in 1967 Los Angeles, Aquarius stars Duchovny as Sam Hodiak a homicide cop with a complicated personal life who goes undercover to track Charles Manson and his notorious Manson family. The series marks fan favourite David Duchovny’s return to broadcast television.