Episode 3 of HBO’s The Final of Us had the very best viewers rankings but

The third episode of HBO’s The Final of Us has recorded one other week of rankings development.

The newest episode of the variation aired on Sunday evening within the US, the place it attracted 6.4 million viewers, based mostly on Nielsen and HBO knowledge.

The viewing determine was up 12% from the earlier week’s 5.7 million viewers and up 37% from the primary episode’s 4.7 million viewers.

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Final week, HBO mentioned it had renewed The Final of Us for a second season. The information got here after the present’s second episode recorded the biggest ever week two viewers development for an HBO unique drama collection.

HBO mentioned on Wednesday that season one in all The Final of Us is now averaging 21.3 million viewers throughout its first two episodes.

Based mostly on Naughty Canine’s hit PlayStation collection, the HBO adaptation stars Pedro Pascal as smuggler Joel and Bella Ramsey as Ellie, a 14-year-old lady who would possibly maintain the remedy to a lethal parasitic virus that has swept the globe.

The Final of Us is produced and written by Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) and Naughty Canine co-president Neil Druckmann, who additionally co-wrote and directed the sport collection.

Over the course of 9 episodes, its debut season will cowl the occasions of The Final of Us, which was launched for PS3 in 2013, and its downloadable growth The Final of Us: Left Behind, which arrived the next 12 months.

The third episode of the present launched Invoice and Frank, two post-pandemic lovers dwelling alone in their very own remoted city. Invoice is performed by Nick Offerman, who’s finest identified for taking part in Ron Swanson in Parks and Recreation, whereas Frank is performed by Murray Bartlett (The White Lotus).

HBO not too long ago launched a preview trailer for the fourth episode of The Final of Us. It teases the introduction of a hostile group of survivors referred to as the Hunters, and the arrival of Kathleen, a “ruthless chief of a revolutionary motion in Kansas Metropolis”, who’s performed by Yellowjackets star Melanie Lynskey.