#The Final of Us dramatic finale broke the present’s viewership report – Destructoid
The Final of Us dramatic finale broke the present’s viewership report – Destructoid
HBO collection faces down The Academy Awards
This weekend noticed a large military of Fireflies glue to their TV screens, as HBO aired the ninth and last episode of its extremely acclaimed collection, The Final of Us — The present, an adaptation of the Naughty Canine sport of the identical identify, broke its personal viewership report, pulling in a tremendous 8.2 million viewers.
The lofty quantity represents the strong development that the sci-fi/horror collection has maintained since its premiere in January of this 12 months. Episode 1 bought off to a strong begin with nearly 5 million viewers, and the figures have seen a gradual enhance with every successive episode. The earlier report was held by final week’s Episode 8, which now sits in second place with round 8.1 million viewers.
Episode 9’s success is much more superb when you think about that The ninety fifth Acadamy Awards have been aired on the identical evening. And whereas many had assumed that Hollywood’s annual social gathering would have minimize into the viewing figures of all reveals that night, it appeared that nothing was preserving the followers from watching the violent and surprising last scenes of Joel and Ellie’s first-season adventures.
HBO’s The Final of Us has already secured a second season, though current feedback to GQ from present creators Neil Druckmann and Craig Mazin counsel that they’re hoping for a minimum of three seasons, with seasons 2 & 3 anticipated to cowl the occasions of 2012’s dramatic online game sequel, The Final of Us Half II. With these spectacular viewing figures beneath their belt, it’s possible the manufacturing staff have been “clean chequed”, and can get stated want with ease.
The Final of Us Season 1 Finale Scores 8.2 Million Viewers [Variety]