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“The Final Of Us” has the next common viewership within the first season than “Home Of The Dragon” after the finale

The primary season finale of the vastly profitable HBO sequence, “The Final of Us”, is within the books and supplied one other enormous quantity for the premium cabler. HBO introduced that the finale drew 8.2 million viewers on HBO Max and linear tv broadcasts, based mostly on Nielsen and proprietary information. That marks one other series-high for the present, following final week’s penultimate episode, which drew 8.1 million viewers.

Moreover, the primary six episodes of the season averaged 30.4 million viewers, and the primary episode approached 40 million viewers exterior of america. The common would put the present forward of the primary season of HBO’s ‘Sport of Thrones’ spinoff, ‘Home of the Dragon,’ in seasonal viewership if the determine holds up (h/t The Hollywood Reporter).

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By comparability, “Home of the Dragon” averaged 29 million viewers throughout all platforms throughout its unique run final yr. Moreover, THR famous that the sequence’ cumulative viewership is the biggest for any HBO sequence for the reason that last season of ‘Sport of Thrones’ in 2019, which averaged roughly 44 million viewers for its last season (32 .5 million for season 7). The darkish fantasy sequence ended a yr earlier than HBO Max launched.

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In the meantime, ‘The Final of Us’ has been nothing wanting an enormous hit with followers and critics alike. The present had a crushing debut with 4.7 million viewers, and the sequence’ viewership steadily grew through the first episode. The season finale noticed an total 75% improve in viewership over the sequence premiere. The present presently has a 96% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes.

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Collection creators Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann, who can be one of many co-creators of the unique online game the present relies on, just lately sat down with ‘The Final of Us Podcast’ and host Troy Baker to speak concerning the sequence and supply a deep dive scene by scene in every episode. Host Baker was additionally the unique movement seize actor and voice of Joel Miller within the video games.

Moreover, HBO is now spotlighting the sequence on HBO Max with new behind-the-scenes content material and entry to the accompanying podcast, together with an interactive flashlight to assist viewers discover their subsequent present of the week. There’s additionally a curated collection of movies and exhibits from 2003, the yr the leisure outbreak happens and brings fashionable society down.

Pedro Pascal at the Los Angeles premiere of The Last of Us

As The Blast beforehand reported, ‘The Final of Us’ was shortly renewed for a second season. HBO introduced a fast-track and early renewal for the sequence earlier than the third episode even aired. So, the story will proceed for Joel and Ellie. The sequence stars Pedro Pascal (“The Mandalorian”, “Sport of Thrones”, “Surprise Girl 1984”) as Joel Miller and Bella Ramsey (“Sport of Thrones”) as Ellie Williams. The TV present relies on the acclaimed online game sequence created by Naughty Canine.

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The primary season of ‘The Final of Us’ is now accessible to stream on HBO Max. The primary season consists of 9 episodes. The second season would not have a premiere date but, however it’s going to debut on HBO at a later date.


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