The series, which debuted in May, remained in the top 10 of the streaming service’s most popular programs for weeks, a surprise hit out of the gate.
“I figure we’d be a slow build, word-of-mouth kind of show,” said executive producer Sheryl Anderson, who was also the showrunner, to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in June. “But we resonated with people right off the bat. It’s been a major blessing. Somebody called us comfort food.”