Moon Knight‘s premiere viewership numbers on Disney Plus surpassed WandaVision and Hawkeye but still trailed Loki.
Moon Knight is the latest addition to Marvel Studios’ television catalog on Disney Plus, which premiered the first of its six-episode season last week. Viewership numbers now reveal where the debut stands alongside Loki, WandaVision, and the other Marvel shows.
According to Samba TV, Moon Knight‘s first five days on the streamer collected 1.8 million U.S. households, tying The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Moon Knight‘s premiere episode. The new series also attracted more viewers than WandaVision‘s 1.6 million.
WandaVision was the first series from Marvel Series and debuted with two episodes back in 2021. Loki remains the biggest hit for Disney Plus to date, bringing in 2.5 million for the premiere and 1.9 million for the season finale. Hawkeye‘s 1.5 million households is the lowest debut compared to the other Disney Plus shows, which arrived over the Thanksgiving week last year.
Moon Knight is the first of several Marvel Studios shows that will hit Disney Plus in 2022 and is a new addition to the MCU, unlike Hawkeye, Loki, and Scarlet Witch. Ms. Marvel is up next for a summer start with She-Hulk, and What If…? season two expected to follow.
Here is the synopsis for the latest Marvel series on Disney Plus:
The series follows Steven Grant, a mild-mannered gift-shop employee, who becomes plagued with blackouts and memories of another life. Steven discovers he has dissociative identity disorder and shares a body with mercenary Marc Spector. As Steven/Marc’s enemies converge upon them, they must navigate their complex identities while thrust into a deadly mystery among the powerful gods of Egypt.
Starring Oscar Isaac, May Calamawy, Karim El Hakim, F. Murray Abraham, and Ethan Hawke. The first episode of the new MCU series is now available to stream on Disney Plus, with new episodes dropping every Wednesday.
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