I didn't hear much about Lilyhammer, until it had already been showing for awhile. I was anxious to see it for the novelty of it being Netflix’s first series, and I was impressed. With expectations low, the show was interesting, entertaining, and well done. I tried to find out if the show was a hit because the first season ended in such a way that it could be all wrapped up, or there could be more, and I wanted more, but I found that there was really no way to know if it was a hit for Netflix.
Awhile later Netflix began to really hit hard with original shows, and Lilyhammer was coming back for a second season, and I think that was proof that the show was doing well. Now with word of a third season already being worked on for release later this year, I think it’s safe to say that though it doesn't get the love that the other bigger shows get, Lilyhammer is still a good show that is doing good as well.
"We are proud to bring back Lilyhammer for a third season," said Ted Sarandos, chief content officer at Netflix. "Lilyhammer is the type of global show that Netflix members around the world have discovered and love and season three will see that world expand even more."