The video game adaptation from HBO and HBO Max The last of us it turns out to be a big hit!
The second episode of Sunday intervened 5.7 million viewers – the largest second-week audience increase for an HBO Original drama series in network history!
This number represents 20%-40% of the show’s total gross audience per episode, with the premiere episode currently up to 18 million total viewers!
This is incredibly close to the AMC audience zombies posted in its debut season, with numbers ranging from 4.71 million to a high of 5.97 million.
With numbers like these, it’s highly likely we’ll get a second season!
The new series from HBO The last of us it is set 20 years after civilization was destroyed.
This gripping drama follows Joel (Pedro Pascal from The Mandalorian) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey de Game of Thrones) as he embarks on a dangerous mission to smuggle Ellie out of an oppressive quarantine zone. Along the way, they must rely on each other for survival as they cross the US
Also joining the cast is Gabriel Luna (Terminator: Dark Fate) as Tommy, Joel’s brother, with Storm Reid, Anna Torv, Jeffrey Pierce, Nick Offerman, Merle Dandridge, Nico Parker, Murray Bartlett and Con O’Neil.
Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) developed the series for HBO, with Neil Druckmann on board as executive producer.
Get ready for a brutal and harrowing ride – The last of us it’s sure to be an emotional roller coaster!