‘Succession’ viewership hits record high after third episode
The latest episode of ‘Succession’ drove views through the roof.
Fan-favorite drama series ‘Succession’ reached a series high in viewership after the most recent episode aired. The HBO show hit a record 2.5 million viewers for Episode 3 of this final season.
This peak marks a significant jump in both ratings and viewership since the last episode. Episode 3 attracted 22% more viewers than Episode 2 last week.
The viewership amount is calculated from both the amount of viewers that tuned in live on HBO’s cable channel, as well as streams on HBO Max that same night.
Created by Jesse Armstrong, ‘Succession’ delves into the drama of the fictional Roy family, specifically who will inherit patriarch Logan Roy’s entertainment conglomerate Waystar Royco. The Roy family is loosely based on the Murdochs.
‘Succession’ Season 4 Episode 3 has a shocking twist
Why did this episode of ‘Succession’ attract so many more audience members? Likely because of the surprising twist at the end - a reveal that leaves fans with more questions than answers.
The episode starts off with the family traveling to Liberty Island for Connor and Willa’s wedding, but things take a turn for the worst. Ultimately, the audience is left wondering: what will happen to Waystar Royco now?
Fans react to Season 4 Episode 3 of ‘Succession’
Fans were gripping the edge of their seats while tuning into the latest episode of the HBO hit show. Many took to social media to express their thoughts after the shocking episode aired this past Sunday.
Some fans commented on the excitement generated by this cliffhanger, something that became rare as binge culture gained popularity.
Others discussed how complex topics like grief are portrayed in the family drama.