The season finale will air on March 12.

The first season of HBO’s adaptation of Naughty Dog’s The end of us aired its last episode last Sunday called When we are in need. The entire episode encapsulated everything that fans have come to love about the show – the value of love, tenderness and security, having someone who will be there for you no matter what the cost. Unsurprisingly, the show’s eighth episode delivered the series’ highest viewership this season with 8.1 million viewers on Sunday night.

For the first episodes of the broadcast, The end of us consistently improved viewership. Before the last episode came, the crown of the most watched episode went to episode 4, please hold my hand with its release, the number of viewers increased by 17% compared to the previous episode The episode was watched by 7.5 million people, despite airing on the same night as the 65th Grammys. Ahead of next week’s season finale, Episode 8 is up 74 percent from its mid-January premiere, which drew 4.7 million viewers and became HBO’s second-most-watched debut in a decade . Nielsen and first-party data are the basis for viewing.


A series that many have described as a benchmark for how to make an adaptation, The end of us went on to rule the HBO Max charts for eight consecutive weeks. Can he make it nine in a row on Sunday? Across all platforms, the series has nearly 30 million viewers in its first five episodes.

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Part 8 Also set the benchmark for the story

When We Are In Need featured some of the best acting we’ve ever seen Bella Ramsay Who portrays Ellie. In the performance shown endurance and discipline It created intense suspense and connection for every viewer, the actress was simply amazing. The episode is probably Joel (Pedro Pascal) finally accepts the emotional bond he has cultivated with our female protagonist as his adoptive father. It’s just an accumulation of previously suppressed and neglected emotions that come out under the pressure of living in an apocalyptic world. With season finale We’ll see how this journey ends when it airs this Sunday. At least for now.

The end of us the season finale airs Sunday, March 12 on HBO. Watch the finale preview below: