'Westworld' Is HBO's Biggest Premiere Since First 'True Detective'

Drama debut racks up 3.3 million viewers across platforms

HBO's high-priced drama Westworld (MCN review) launched Sunday night and racked up 3.3 million viewers across two linear airings and on the HBO Go and HBO Now platforms.

That's the biggest audience for any series premiere on the premium cable network since the first season of True Detective kicked off in January 2014.

With Game of Thrones in its final stages and newer drama contenders like last year's Vinyl failing to gain traction, HBO has undoubtedly been in search of a buzzy new hit, especially in the drama category.

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