The show received rave reviews and fans wanted more and more after each episode. Viewers praised the wrestler-turned-actor, the teen comedy, action sequences, and everything else you’d expect from a superhero series.
With Peacemaker’s first season coming to an end after eight episodes, James Gunn has revealed that the finale has broken HBO’s streaming record. The director took to Twitter to share the news. He said the latest episode of the John Cena starrer broke the record for the biggest single-day release for an HBO Max Original series ever.
Even John Cena shared the news. Both also revealed that Peacemaker’s viewership grew dramatically from the time the first episode premiered in January. James Gunn and Cena further reported that the viewership of the season finale had increased by 44% compared to the series’ premiere episode.
Watch the tweets here:
F#CK YES!! The Peacemaker finale had the biggest one-day appearance for a Max Original series ever, and watching the finale was 44% higher than the premiere. Thanks to all the fans who showed up more and more every week this season. @HboMax @DCpeacemaker pic.twitter.com/pp8c9JGuGl
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) February 18, 2022
Just learned from the good people at @hbomax that the #PEACEFIGHTER finale had the biggest single day performance for a Max Original series and was 44% higher than the premiere episode! That’s a F#CKLOAD from ✌️ and won’t happen without ALL OF YOU! Really grateful. Ready for the season ️!
— John Cena (@JohnCena) February 18, 2022
The Guardians of the Galaxy director thanked fans for watching the show and for appearing more and more after each episode, while the former wrestler said he was “really grateful” for the fans and wrote that he’s ready for the second one. season.
It was recently revealed that Peacemaker has been renewed for another season by HBO. John Cena returns as the superhero and James Gunn will continue to write and direct it. Besides John, Jennifer Holland, Freddie Stroma, Alison Araya, Danielle Brooks, Robert Patrick and many more actors star in the series.
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