Last of Us TV Show Renewed For Second Season

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The Last of Us Secures Second Season on HBO

It was a no-brainer when HBO renewed the record-breaking hit television series, The Last of Us, for a second season just two episodes into its inaugural run. Fans and critics alike were not surprised by this decision, given the exceptional performance of the show and its massive viewership.

Impressive Figures

The second season’s renewal comes after more than 22 million viewers tuned into the premiere episode and an additional 5.7 million watched it within 24 hours, marking the largest audience increase between the first and second episodes for an original drama series in HBO history.

Sales Boost

In the United Kingdom alone, figures showed an increase of 230% in sales following the success of the television series.

Rotten Tomatoes Success

On review aggregate platforms, The Last of Us has garnered high praise, with an audience score of 96% on Rotten Tomatoes and an average ‘Tomatometer’ of 97%.

Future Promises

“Now, we can safely say that we’re a long way from the end,” said one source close to the production. “If the first portion of the series continues to unravel in as high a quality as it already has, it’s sure to be a guaranteed winner.”

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