Netflix has ordered two additional seasons of the series “Monster,” which will now go the anthology route. Netflix has also ordered Season 2 of “The Watcher.” Both shows were created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan. “Monster” launched Sept. 21, while “The Watcher” debuted on Oct. 13.
“Monster” was a massive success, debuting atop both the Netflix and Nielsen streaming charts. It was also the number one show on the Nielsen chart for three straight weeks. The first season of “Monster” was titled “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” and followed the life and crimes of the infamous serial killer. Per Netflix, the two new seasons will each focus on “other monstrous figures who have impacted society.”
Evan Peters starred as Dahmer in “Monster,” with Richard Jenkins, Molly Ringwald, Michael Learned, and Niecy Nash also starring. “The Watcher” is loosely based on a true story and follows a family that moves into their dream home only to begin receiving mysterious letters from someone calling themselves ‘The Watcher.’ The first season cast includes: Naomi Watts, Bobby Cannavale, Jennifer Coolidge, Mia Farrow, Margo Martindale, Terry Kinney, Joe Mantello, Richard Kind, and more.