Disney+ has announced some exciting news for the new Marvel series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier!
The first episode of the new limited series, starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan as their respective superhero characters, was the most watched series premiere episode ever on the streaming service.
No viewership numbers were revealed, but the total global viewership for the first episode during its opening weekend was more than any other series on Disney+. This includes the opening weekend numbers for previous shows like WandaVision and The Mandalorian.
Disney+ confirmed that the three most-watched Disney+ Original series opening weekends to-date are the first episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, the first episode of WandaVision, and the season two premiere of The Mandalorian.
Variety reported that TV software and data analysis firm Samba TV estimated that in their opening weekends, 1.7 million housholds watched the first episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and 1.6 million households watched the first episode of WandaVision.
Read all about the big spoiler at the end of the first episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier!