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HBO’s Final of Us Scores Proceed to Rise With Episode 4



Melanie Lynskey in The Last of Us episode four

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HBO’s The Final of Us may be stepping apart for the Superbowl (catch the subsequent episode this Friday, relatively than the standard Sunday), however it’s nonetheless turning into a power of nature so far as scores are involved by itself. After the large buzz round episode three, episode 4 boasted the best numbers up to now.

In keeping with an HBO press launch, episode 4, “Please Maintain to My Hand,” “delivered one other sequence excessive Sunday evening, with 7.5 million viewers throughout HBO Max and linear telecasts. Viewership was up 17% from Episode 3 final Sunday and 60% above the sequence debut evening in January … the sequence has grown its viewers every Sunday evening with the discharge of recent episodes.” What the press launch doesn’t point out, however Selection’s publish on the information does, is that the Grammys—which had its greatest displaying in three years with 12.4 million viewers—aired reverse the newest episode of The Final of Us. Even with the music awards within the image, the Pedro Pascal-Bella Ramsey apocalyptic horror sequence primarily based on the PlayStation sport managed to construct on its viewership.

You gotta assume the ability of Linda Ronstadt had one thing to do with it—or a minimum of all of the highly effective feelings stirred up by “Lengthy, Lengthy Time,” the much-discussed third episode of the sequence. You need to think about curious viewers heard concerning the episode, caught up on the sequence, after which watched episode 4 as quickly because it streamed. As talked about, this week’s a little bit of an odd one for The Final of Us—episode 5 will debut early on HBO Max and HBO On Demand beginning Friday at 9:00 pm ET/6:00 pm PT to get forward of the Superbowl, although it is going to even be dropping on HBO correct at its normal Sunday at 9:00 pm time. Then, for episode six, it’ll be again to Sunday nights till the finale on March 12.

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