Euphoria’s audience is apparently growing in the ratings department.
The HBO series follows a group of high school students through their experiences of identity, trauma, drugs, friendships, love, and sex. It stars Zendaya, who also serves as the series’ narrator, alongside an ensemble cast consisting of Maude Apatow, Angus Cloud, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Storm Reid, Hunter Schafer, Algee Smith, Sydney Sweeney, Colman Domingo, Javon “Wanna” Walton, Austin Abrams, and Dominic Fike.
According to Variety, the series viewership has increased drastically from season 1. The site reports that over the first three installments of its second season, the show has nearly doubled its Season 1 per-episode viewership.
The “Euphoria” Season 2 premiere has drawn 13.1 million viewers across multiple HBO and HBO Max to date, with Episodes 2 and 3 tracking similarly, per HBO. That is close to +100% the 6.6 million average audience size that was drawn by Season 1 episodes in-season during summer 2019.
On Sunday, “Euphoria” Season 2, Episode 4 drew 3.2 million viewers across three linear airings on HBO and streams on HBO Max, Variety is told. That makes it “Euphoria’s” second-most-watched episode ever, only behind Episode 3 of Season 2, which drew 3.6 million viewers on Jan. 23. Viewership for the premiere night of Episode 4 was up 166% vs. the Sunday night viewership of Season 1’s fourth episode.
The series received nominations for the British Academy Television Award for Best International Programme, and the TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Drama. For her performance, Zendaya won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Satellite Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series.
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