The series finale of You better call Saul last week was the most-watched episode of the season with a viewership of 2.7 million on AMC, according to Nielsen Live + 3 ratings. The episode also averaged 1.1 million among viewers. adults aged 25 to 54.
In Live + Same Day, the August 15 series finale was the most-watched episode on AMC since the Season 3 finale on June 19, 2017, which drew 1.8 million viewers.
You better call Saul is the third most-watched cable drama for the current airing season in key demos.
The drama is up for seven Emmys, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for Bob Odenkirk; Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Rhea Seehorn; and additional nominations in the sound, music and writing categories.
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“We talked so much about this last season of You better call Saul, so many accolades to this extraordinary piece of television – from viewers, critics and all who know what an accomplishment it is to deliver entertainment on this level. I just want to cap off this last season by saying thank you. Thanks to Peter and Vince and the entire creative team, including Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein. Thanks to Bob, Rhea, Jonathan, Giancarlo and the whole cast. Thank you to our partners at Sony and all viewers who took part in this legendary ride,” said Dan McDermott, president of AMC Entertainment and Studios for AMC Networks in a statement. “We are so proud to have been the home of You better call Saul for all those unforgettable years and seasons. Now we put this series on the mantle as a reminder of the excellence we all strive for every day.
In its final season, You better call Saul averaged 2.2 million viewers per episode on the Nielsen Live+3 ratings. Viewership grew by more than 70% each week, growing from L+SD viewers to Live+3 during the season in total viewers and in both demos.
Since its first season on April 18, You better call Saul was the top-performing title on AMC+ in terms of viewership and acquisition.