Despite the fact that we had a ton of questions after watching Westworld's excellent season premiere, we loved practically every minute of it — and it turns out that there were a lot of people watching along with us. According to Variety, 3.3 million people sat down to watch the long-awaited adaptation on Sunday, marking the highest-viewed premiere of a new series for HBO since the first season of True Detective, which also hit the 3.3 million mark. While it's not on the same level as the ratings behemoth that is a new episode of Game of Thrones, it's good news — hopefully Westworld can keep up the same level of intrigue to keep viewers hooked for five or more seasons.
Westworld Is Now HBO's Biggest Premiere Since True Detective
Trending Stories Right Now
Vodafone cheekily dropped its iPhone XR plans a few hours early today - now Telstra and Optus have followed suit. The good news is that we have them right here for you.
"Today, our world feels divided." Rony Abovitz, CEO of the infamous mixed reality startup Magic Leap stood awkwardly on a circular stage, surrounded by hundreds of attendees of his company's first developer conference, and first major public-facing event, eyeing a teleprompter, arms behind his back. "It feels broken," he said. "Our new medium of spatial computing feels fresh. It doesn't carry the baggage and negative headlines that are dominating the news today."