Third episode of The Last of Us surpassed the record of the previous two

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The third episode of HBO’s The Last of Us has posted another week of good growth stats.

The final episode of the adaptation aired on Sunday night in the United States, where it drew 6.4 million viewers, according to data from Nielsen and HBO.

Viewership was up 12% from 5.7 million viewers the week before and 37% from 4.7 million viewers for the first episode.

Last week, HBO said it had renewed The Last of Us for a second season. The news came after the show’s second episode posted the highest second-week viewership growth for an HBO original drama series.

HBO said Wednesday that the first season of The Last of Us is now averaging 21.3 million viewers across its first two episodes.

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