October 31, 2022
The season two premiere of “The White Lotus” tallied more than 1.5 million viewers in the United States on Oct. 30 across HBO Max and linear telecasts.
That’s according to a combination of Nielsen and first party data reported by HBO Max and HBO.
Total cross-platform viewing was up 63% versus the season one premiere night (944,ooo) and up 35% compared to the average debut night audience for each episode across season one (1.1 million).
“The White Lotus” is a social satire following the exploits of various employees and guests at an exclusive Hawaiian resort.
Season one went on to average 9.3 million viewers per episode across platforms in the United States, according to HBO and HBO Max. The series saw a resurgence of viewing in the weeks leading up to the season two premiere, ranking among the top five series on HBO Max last week.
The first installment, which premiered July 2021, received 20 Emmy nominations across 13 categories and 10 wins, the most wins of any program this year, including Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series.