The Last of Us
on HBO Get off to a good start with the audience.
The series adaptation of the hit video game series – created by game architects Neil Druckman and Craig Mazin – delivered on Sunday night 4.7 million viewers across platforms, according to first-party data from Nielsen and HBO. That number is only behind Dragon House’s is almost
15 Millions in the series premiere on HBO over the past decade. Other than the Game of Thrones prequel, the last HBO show to premiere with a larger audience was Boardwalk Empire (4.81 million) at 2022 — at HBO had a few years before it had any significant streaming presence.
“We’re excited to see fans of the series and games experience this iconic story in new ways, and we thank them for helping make it a success,” HBO and said Casey Bloys, chairman and CEO of HBO Max Content. “Congratulations to Craig, Neil and the talented cast and crew who have worked tirelessly to bring this show to life. We look forward to fans everywhere enjoying the remainder of the season.”
4.7 million viewers include HBO premieres, late-night reruns and streaming at HBO’s largest. A more detailed viewer breakdown will be available when Nielsen releases final ratings on Sunday; House of the Dragon
premiere night, More than half of cross-platform viewers come from streaming.
The Last of Us
is set in a post-apocalyptic future where A fungal pandemic has killed most of humanity and turned others into monsters. Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey star.
Full weekend ratings including the NFL Wild Card Playoffs will be available later this week.