The new Breaking Bad film, El Camino, premiered on Netflix earlier this month and it appears lots of people tuned in. According analysis firm Nielsen, the film drew greater than 6.5 million viewers over its first weekend alone.
The numbers, which have been obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, state that El Camino had a 6.54 million “average minute audience” over its first three days. The numbers additionally state that about 2.65 million individuals watched on day one and that the most important share of viewers have been individuals within the 18-34 age vary (1.08 million on day one and a pair of.34 million over first three days).
Importantly, Nielsen’s numbers solely cowl the United States. Netflix has not but launched any official viewership knowledge for El Camino, however Breaking Bad has a worldwide attraction so the numbers are doubtless larger than what Nielsen reported.
El Camino picks up instantly after the occasions of Breaking Bad, which ended its run on TV again in 2013. As THR mentions, the reported 6.54 million viewers for the primary weekend is near what Breaking Bad the TV present was getting throughout its closing season.
GameSpot’s El Camino review scored the film an 8/10.
“If you love Breaking Bad and Jesse Pinkman, El Camino is a beautifully crafted kindness, and a chance to spend another hour or so with a character you care about,” reviewer Meg Downey mentioned. “If you don’t have strong feelings about either of those things, El Camino may feel like a really spectacularly shot screen saver. Either way, the fact that it exists at all, and that Sony TV and Netflix were willing to put money behind what is so obviously an extremely niche passion project, feels like a good omen for franchise TV.”