On HBO they had not given audience data for ‘The Last of Us’ for several weeks, which suggested that the following of the series had stopped growing. Well, that just changed, since the eighth episode just broke the audience record for the seriesstaying not too far from doubling the data of its first chapter.
‘In our lowest hours’ has added 8.1 million viewers on Sunday night, which includes both its broadcast on HBO and those viewed through HBO Max. This supposes a growth of 74% compared to the first episode of the series and it has also destroyed the audience record that was so far in the hands of the 6.4 million of ‘Mucho mucho tiempo’, the sensational episode focused on the romance of Bill and Frank.
This growth of ‘The Last of Us’ is something never seen in an HBO series, since not even ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘The House of the Dragon’ or ‘Euphoria’ achieved it. Now the question remains as to whether the season finale of this videogame adaptation of Naughty Dog will manage to exceed those 8.1 million. Against him he has direct competition with the Oscar gala.
I remind you that the series starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey It is already renewed for a second season, so ‘The Last of Us’ will have the opportunity to continue growing with its next installment. By then, surely more viewers have jumped on the boat, leaving the doubt as to how many will stay along the way, since there have been many who have been very much against certain episodes…