“Ahsoka” Premiere Draws “Andor” Numbers


The primary viewing numbers for Lucasfilm’s “Star Wars: Ahsoka” are in, with analytics movie Samba TV reporting the sequence pulled in a Reside+5 day viewership of 1.2 million households for its first episode and 956,000 for its second.

Samba TV samples 3.1 million SmartTV households throughout the USA. That Reside+5 day determine for “Ahsoka,” which had a double episode premiere on Tuesday August twenty second, is precisely on par with the 1.2 million households launch of “Andor” practically a yr in the past.

It’s decidedly behind “Obi-Wan Kenobi” which premiered to a really sturdy 2.4 million households, and the 1.7 million who tuned into the third season premiere of “The Mandalorian” earlier this yr.

In comparison with different launches of late, Marvel’s “Secret Invasion” debuted to 994,000, while the Disney+ launch of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” drew 1.3 million.

The present serves as one thing of a live-action continuation to the animated sequence “Star Wars Rebels,” drawing some criticism for its reliance on familiarity for the animated exhibits, and was developed by Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni for the Disney+ service.

The solid contains Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano, Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Sabine Wren, Eman Esfandi as Ezra Bridger, Ivanna Sakhno as Shin Hati, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Hera Syndulla, Ray Stevenson as Baylan Skoll, Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma, Diana Lee Inosanto as Morgan Elsbeth, David Tennant as Huyang, Wes Chatham as Captain Enoch, Lars Mikkelsen as Grand Admiral Thrawn and Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker.

The third episode premieres tomorrow evening on the Disney+ service.

Supply: Deadline