Sunday saw the premiere of Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant thriller “The Undoing,” which managed to match the “Lovecraft Country” curtain-raiser with 1.4 million total viewers across all platforms. That figure puts it in the middle of the pack as far as HBO premieres over the last few months go. At the top of the recent new show pile is “Perry Mason” with 1.7 million all platform viewers, followed by “Watchmen” with 1.5 million viewers, then “The Undoing” and “Lovecraft” at 1.4 million, then “The Outsider” with 1.2 million.
HBO is hoping that delayed viewing for “The Undoing” will build in a similarly vertiginous fashion to “Lovecraft,” which has amassed over 10 million viewers to date with for its debut. Linear numbers for “Undoing” should be available Tuesday.
“The Undoing” is