The series premiere of the limited Kate Winslet series Mare from Easttown drew 1 million viewers on HBO and HBO Max on Sunday. The Premium Network said it was the second best for a series debut on HBO Max, behind last week’s strong numbers for The Nevers.
The NeversThe Victorian science fiction drama series created and directed by Joss Whedon drew just over 1.4 million viewers via linear television and digital broadcasts on April 12.
Mare from EasttownThe start corresponded to the premiere evenings of HBO hits Succession and euphoria in the 10 p.m. Sunday time slot according to HBO on Monday.
Created by Brad Ingelsby and directed by Craig Zobel, the seven-divider Easttown plays Winslet as Mare Sheehan, a small town Pennsylvania detective investigating a local murder while life falls apart 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 play alongside Kate Arrington, Ruby Cruz and Eisa Starring Davis, Enid Graham, Justin Hurtt-Dunkley, Izzy King, Mackenzie Lansing, Cameron Mann, Kiah McKirnan, Jack Mulhern, Anthony Norman, Drew Scheid and Madeleine Weinstein.
As far as valuation comparisons are concerned, the series debut of Lovecraft Land in August 2020, 1.4 million viewers drew on its platforms on the first night; It was the first time HBO included the HBO Max numbers in its original ratings.