Following HBO’s announcement final week that The Final of Us was its second most-watched premiere in over a decade, the broadcaster has revealed that Episode 2 secured the biggest week-two viewers development for an HBO Unique drama collection in its historical past.
As reported by Variety, a mixture of official figures and information gathered by Nielsen factors to a viewership of 5.7 million on HBO and HBO Max for The Final of Us’ second episode, which marks a 22% enhance on the premiere’s 4.7m viewers. That quantity, clearly, doesn’t think about viewers figures exterior the US.
HBO has beforehand mentioned Sunday evening viewership for certainly one of its reveals sometimes represents 20-40% of an episode’s gross viewers, which means its newest Episode 2 figures are more likely to develop considerably. Episode 1, as an illustration, has now almost quadrupled its preliminary viewers, securing over 18m views within the area of per week.
Episode 2, like its predecessor, loved a powerful vital reception on its arrival, and in the event you fancy a refresher, please do be a part of Eurogamer’s The Final of Us uber-fan Victoria Kennedy for her newest recap, the place a lot of the dialogue on the location is at the moment being had.
And as for what’s subsequent, Episode 3 (as with all episodes within the UK) airs on Sky Atlantic subsequent Monday morning at 2am, after which it’s going to be obtainable on-demand by Sky and Now TV. HBO has launched a teaser trailer for Episode 3, which you may discover above.