The premiere of “The Last Of Us” was HBO’s second-biggest debut since 2010
The last of usthe highly-anticipated TV adaptation of Naughty Dog’s hit game of the same name, finally premiered on Sunday and looks set to be a smash hit for HBO.
That’s because The last of us’ Premiere was the second-biggest debut for an HBO series since 2010, surpassed only by last year’s house of the dragonHBO’s first TV spinoff game of Thrones Series. The last of us attracted 4.7 million views, according to a meeting review, second coming house of the dragon Premiered in 2022, which attracted 9.986 million viewers. The last of us is matched by HBO Boardwalk Empirewhich premiered in 2010 to 4.81 million viewers.
meeting writes that HBO says that Sunday night television typically accounts for 20% to 40% of a given show’s gross audience per episode (HBO shows typically air Sunday night episodes).
“We’re excited for fans of the series and game to experience this iconic story in a new way, and we want to thank them for helping make it a success,” said Casey Bloys, HBO CEO and chairman and HBO Max Content, after meeting. “Congratulations to [showrunners Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann, who is also a co-creator of The Last of Us], and the brilliant cast and crew who worked tirelessly to bring this show to life. We look forward to fans around the world enjoying the remainder of the season.”
“Our focus was simply to make the best possible adaptation of this beloved story for as wide an audience as possible,” said Druckmann and Mazin meeting. “We are overjoyed to see how many old and new fans have welcomed us The last of us into their homes and their hearts.”
While you wait for this week’s episode, read our interview with Druckmann and Joel actor Pedro Pascal about how The Last of Us was changed for TV, then read that there are no plans for The last of us show to go beyond the games.
https://www.gameinformer.com/gamer-culture/2023/01/17/the-last-of-us-premiere-was-hbos-second-largest-debut-since-2010 The premiere of “The Last Of Us” was HBO’s second-biggest debut since 2010