The Starz series, touted as a Power spin-off, collected almost 7.5 million multi-platform views in its debut week, making it “the most-watched new series in the network’s history.”
The show also smashed records on the Starz app in the week following the premiere, driving subscriber acquisition up 42 percent. Internationally, it also became the top-performing series across the Starzplay International streaming platform in several markets, including the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Brazil.
Power Book II: Ghost begins not long after the Power series finale, with Tariq (Michael Rainey Jr.) working to get his mother Tasha (Naturi Naughton) out of jail after she took the fall for her son James St. Patrick/Ghost (Omari Hardwick)’s murder.
The series was created by Courtney A. Kemp, is executive produced by 50 Cent and also stars Method Man and Mary J. Blige.
Check out the trailer below.