Killer in True Detective Season 1: True Detective was originally planned to be a book but Pizzolatto decided that television would be a better medium. The three-month filming in Louisiana was directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. During separate interrogations the two former detectives detail their investigation showing unhealed scars and casting doubt on their stated solution of a unique ritualistic murder in 1995.A world each person believed he’d left behind braids and merges in 2012. Darkness abounds on both sides of the law; they learn about each other and their murderer.
Both editions include supplementary content such as interviews with McConaughey and Harrelson Pizzolatto and composer Burnett on the shows creation Inside the Episode featurettes two audio commentaries and deleted sequences from the season in addition to the eight episodes. True Detective was the second best-selling TV series on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in the United States in its debut week selling 65. 208 copies.TRUE DETECTIVE SEASON 1 RATINGS The film opened to 2.3 million viewers in the United States making it HBOs highest rated series launch since the pilot episode of Boardwalk Empire.The seasons ratings remained constant throughout peaking at 3.5 million viewers for the finale.
Season one had an average gross viewership of 11.9 million people per episode including DVR recordings repeats and HBO Go streaming making it HBOs highest rated rookie program since the first season of Six Feet Under 13 years earlier.
WHO IS THE KILLER IN TRUE DETECTIVE SEASON 1 Errol Childress is a serial killer that operates in Louisiana and is a member of the sick and violent Tuttle cult. Childress is the main antagonist of True Detectives first season.