Loki gets huge ratings for Disney+ as more than 890,000 US households tune in
The Disney+ Marvel show Loki garnered huge ratings during its debut on Wednesday, with more than 890,000 American households tuning in for the Tom Hiddleston series’ debut.
Loki, which began streaming Wednesday, received “the largest U.S. audience on premiere day for any of Marvel’s Disney+ shows,” according to Samba TV, which tracks streaming stats.
The high totals surpassed those of the debut days of The Falcon and the Winter Solider, which had more than 759,000 viewers; and WandaVision, which had 655,000 viewers, according to Samba TV. It also beat Cruella’s four-day debut, which was initially available for $29.99, SambaTV reported.
Making a splash: The Disney+ Marvel show Loki garnered huge ratings during its debut on Wednesday, with more than 890,000 American households tuning in for the Tom Hiddleston series’ debut
SambaTV tracks steam in more than 3,000,000 homes with Smart terrestrial TVs for a minimum of five minutes.
The series also stars Owen Wilson as Mobius M. Mobius, Gugu Mbatha-Raw as Ravonna Renslayer, and Wunmi Mosaku as Hunter B-15, as well as Sophia Di Martino and Richard E. Grant.
The show’s timeline follows the famous Asgardian in the aftermath of 2018’s Avengers: Endgame.
Hiddleston was first seen as the character in Thor in 2011, and then appeared in the role of The Avengers from 2012, Thor: The Dark World from 2013, Thor: Ragnarok from 2017 and Avengers: Infinity War from 2018.
Milestone: Loki, which began streaming Wednesday, got “the largest audience on U.S. premiere day for all of Marvel’s Disney+ shows,” according to Samba TV.
Star power: Hiddleston appears on the show alongside Owen Wilson
The show’s timeline follows the Asgardian in the wake of 2018-2018 Avengers: Endgame
Director Kate Herron confirmed on Tuesday that Insider that the character is genderfluid and portrayed as such in the series.
“He’s a genderfluid in Norse mythology and the comics and it felt like an important thing to, as you say, make sure it’s canon,” Herron said. “I’d say details are highlighted, but it’s something that is acknowledged.”
Every Wednesday, new episodes of Loki start streaming on Disney+.
Leading man: Hiddleston was filmed during a screening in London on Wednesday