Upon the announcement of Netflix's action/thriller The Night Agent, based on the Matthew Quirk novel of the same name, it seemed as if the stars would be aligning to create a smash hit. Headed up by The Shield and S.W.A.T. creator Shawn Ryan and starring the brilliant Gabriel Basso in a plot guaranteed to bring twists and tension aplenty, The Night Agent looked set to take Netflix by storm, and boy did it not disappoint. Becoming an instant hit thanks to its simple yet effective premise and dedication to its genre, the series entered at the summit of Netflix's Top 10 and never looked back, with its newfound following declaring a second season was a must.