“Contaminated” introduced in 5.7 million viewers throughout HBO and HBO Max streams, marking a 22% improve over final week’s 4.7-million premiere. That improve is the most important viewers improve from a primary episode to a second episode for an unique drama collection on HBO within the community’s historical past, as first reported by Selection. HBO calls it the “largest week 2 viewers development for an HBO Unique drama collection within the historical past of the community,” which speaks additional to the extensive success of The Final of Us.
Weirdly sufficient, regardless that HBO is normally fast to capitalize on collection 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 instances its premiere night time viewers.
Whereas ready for this week’s episode, learn our interview with recreation co-creator Neil Druckmann and Joel actor Pedro Pascal about how The Final of Us was modified for TV, after which examine how there are not any plans for The Final of Us present to transcend the video games.
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