The limited series premiere starring Kate Winslet Easttown mare drew 1 million viewers on Sunday on HBO and HBO Max, with the premium network claiming it was second best for a series debut on HBO Max behind last week’s solid numbers for Nevers.
Nevers, the Victorian sci-fi drama series created and produced by Joss Whedon, drew just over 1.4 million viewers through linear and digital shows on April 12.
Easttown mareHBO’s departure matched the performance of the first night Succession and Euphoria in the 10 p.m. Sunday timeslot, according to HBO Mondays.
Created by Brad Ingelsby and directed by Craig Zobel, the seven-part film Easttown stars Winslet as Mare Sheehan, a detective from a small town in Pennsylvania who investigates a local murder as life crumbles around her.
Julianne Nicholson, Jean Smart, Angourie Rice, Evan Peters, Guy Pearce, David Denman, Joe Tippett, Cailee Spaeny, John Douglas Thompson, Patrick Murney, James McArdle, Sosie Bacon and Neal Huff also perform alongside Kate Arrington, Ruby Cruz, Eisa Davis, Enid Graham, Justin Hurtt-Dunkley, Izzy King, Mackenzie Lansing, Cameron Mann, Kiah McKirnan, Jack Mulhern, Anthony Norman, Drew Scheid and Madeleine Weinstein.
When it comes to grade comparisons, the early days of the Lovecraft Country in August 2020, it drew 1.4 million viewers to its platforms on its first night; it was the first time that HBO incorporated HBO Max numbers into its initial ratings.