TV Demand: The Last Of Us dominates overall TV shows ahead of season finale

The Last Of Us

The Mandalorian brings the force in digital originals

Season three of Disney+ original, The Mandalorian, has made a strong return, topping Australia and New Zealand’s digital original charts. In the latest season, the journeys of the Mandalorian through the Star Wars galaxy continue. Din Djarin reunites with Grogu while the New Republic struggles to lead the galaxy away from its dark history.

In its first episode back on screens, the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise had a 29.1 point difference in Australia and a 17.76 point difference in New Zealand.

Paramount+ original, 1923 sits at second in Australia and has fallen to fourth in New Zealand. The series is a prequel to Paramount’s series Yellowstone and serves as a sequel to the series 1883. In February 2023, the series was renewed for a second season, with the series set to run for two seasons with eight episodes each.

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Paramount+ also claims third place in Australia and second in New Zealand with Star Trek: Picard. The first episode of season three of the series aired mid-February and was filmed back-to-back with season two.

Amazon Prime Video’s Daisy Jones & The Six on March 3 and has placed third on the New Zealand charts with 10.44 points above average. Daisy Jones & The Six is an adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid’s novel of the same name. The story follows a fictional band, inspired by Fleetwood Mac, that was doomed from the start. Set in the ’70s, the plot chronicles a tortured romance between the band’s two lead singers.

In overall TV shows, The Last Of Us has dominated the charts with 38.55 points above average in Australia and 30.86 points in New Zealand. The season is now eight episodes deep, with the finale set to air on March 12. When The Last Of Us premiered on HBO, it become the second biggest premiere for HBO, debuting to 4.7 million viewers in the US.

South Park came in second with 31 points above average in Australia and 22.75 points in New Zealand, while Married At First AU clocked third in Australia and fourth in New Zealand.

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