Final week, <a href="https://www.gameinformer.com/gamer-culture/2023/01/17/the-last-of-us-premiere-was-hbos-second-largest-debut-since-2010" goal="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>The Final of Us'</em> premiere scored HBO's second largest debut</a> for an unique sequence since 2010. And now, Episode 2 of <em>The Final of Us</em>, "Contaminated," has damaged one other HBO report.
“Contaminated” introduced in 5.7 million viewers throughout HBO and HBO Max streams, marking a 22% enhance over final week’s 4.7-million premiere. That enhance is the biggest viewers enhance from a primary episode to a second episode for an unique drama sequence on HBO within the community’s historical past, as first reported by Selection. HBO calls it the “largest week 2 viewers progress for an HBO Unique drama sequence within the historical past of the community,” which speaks additional to the broad success of The Final of Us.
Weirdly sufficient, though HBO is normally fast to capitalize on sequence success with an announcement of a second or sequel season, it has not but executed that for The Final of Us, though each signal factors to a greenlight for a Season 2.
Episode 1 of The Final of Us crossed 10 million viewers after simply two days final week and now, Selection experiences that it’s monitoring 18 million, which is almost 4 occasions its premiere night time viewers.
Whereas ready for this week’s episode, learn our interview with sport co-creator Neil Druckmann and Joel actor Pedro Pascal about how The Final of Us was modified for TV, after which examine how there aren’t any plans for The Final of Us present to transcend the video games.
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Supply: Sport Informer