HBO’s “Winning Time” has landed a series high for the third week in a row, with 1.4 million viewers on HBO and HBO Max on Sunday.
According to HBO, episode 7 of the Los Angeles Lakers drama was 11% higher than last week’s episode and 59% higher than the season premiere. The series premiere of the show, which was recently renewed for Season 2, has attracted nearly 7 million viewers to date.
The show premiered on March 6 to more than 900,000 viewers, which aligned with the debuts of HBO’s “Mare of Easttown,” “The White Lotus,” and “The Gilded Age.”
“Winning Time” has three more episodes left in the first season, with the finale on May 8.
Based on Jeff Pearlman’s book “Showtime: Magic, Kareem, Riley and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s,” the fast-paced series chronicles the professional and personal lives of the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s, one of the most respected sporting events and dominant dynasties – a team that defined an era, both on and off the field.
Season 1 of “Winning Time” starring John C. Reilly, Quincy Isaiah, Jason Clarke, Adrien Brody, Gaby Hoffmann, Tracy Letts, Jason Segel, Julianne Nicholson, Hadley Robinson, DeVaughn Nixon, Solomon Hughes, Tamera Tomakili, Brett Cullen, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Spencer Garrett, Sarah Ramos, Molly Gordon, Joey Brooks, Delante Desouza, Jimel Atkins, Austin Aaron, Jon Young with Rob Morgan and Sally Field.
The show is executive produced by Adam McKay, who directed the pilot, along with showrunner/co-creator Max Borenstein, Kevin Messick, Jim Hecht, Rodney Barnes, Jason Shuman and Scott Stephens.
“Winning Time” comes from McKay’s Hyperobject Industries.