Amazon’s ‘Fallout’ Series Hits 65 Million Viewers: Second Most-Watched Title Ever!

Parag Nanda

Amazon's 'Fallout' Series Hits 65 Million Viewers: Second Most-Watched Title Ever

Amazon’s Prime Video is celebrating the roaring success of its latest hit series, “Fallout,” which has quickly become a powerhouse in the streaming world. In just 16 days since its April 10 release, the show has already amassed a staggering 65 million viewers, making it the second most-watched title ever on the platform, following closely behind “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” which debuted back in 2022.

The show’s popularity isn’t limited to the United States either; in fact, 60% of its audience hails from international shores, with the UK, France, and Brazil emerging as hotspots for its fanbase. Amazon is thrilled to report that “Fallout” is also a hit among young adults aged 18-34, marking it as the streamer’s most-watched title within that demographic.

Critics have also heaped praise on the series, giving it a glowing 93% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Aramide Tinubu of Variety described it as “Bizarre but intensely fun,” noting its unique and captivating appeal.

The show’s success has already secured its future, as Amazon has greenlit a second season. Based on the popular video game franchise of the same name, “Fallout” transports viewers two hundred years into the future after an apocalyptic event. The storyline follows the inhabitants of luxurious fallout shelters as they are forced to venture back into the post-apocalyptic world, only to encounter a bizarre and violent landscape unlike anything they’ve ever seen.

Amazon's 'Fallout' Series Hits 65 Million Viewers: Second Most-Watched Title Ever

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Leading the ensemble cast is Ella Purnell, alongside a talented lineup including Aaron Moten, Kyle MacLachlan, Walton Goggins, Moisés Arias, Sarita Choudhury, Michael Emerson, Leslie Uggams, Frances Turner, Dave Register, Zach Cherry, Johnny Pemberton, Rodrigo Luzzi, Annabel O’Hagan, and Xelia Mendes-Jones.

Behind the scenes, creators Geneva Robertson-Dworet and Graham Wagner, along with executive producers and showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy of Kilter Films, have masterfully brought the world of “Fallout” to life. The series is a collaboration between Amazon MGM Studios, Kilter Films, and Bethesda Game Studios, with Todd Howard and James Altman executive producing alongside Athena Wickham of Kilter Films.

The success of “Fallout” underscores Amazon’s commitment to delivering groundbreaking content that captivates audiences worldwide. With its gripping storyline, stellar cast, and creative vision, the series has solidified its place as a must-watch for fans of thrilling and immersive storytelling. As viewers eagerly anticipate the upcoming second season, “Fallout” continues to prove that it’s a force to be reckoned with in the streaming landscape.

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