The anticipation for HBO’s The Last of Us has been huge. Created by Chernobyl’s Craig Mazin and Naughty Dog creative director Neil Druckmann, the series stars Bella Ramsey and Pedro Pascal.
The story begins when smuggler Joel (Pascal) is tasked with escorting teenage Ellie (Ramsey) across the post-apocalyptic United States. However, after a fungal infection turns part of the population into zombie-like creatures, the road won’t be easy. Reviews for the series have been rave reviews, with reviewers praising its fidelity to the game as well as its strong performance.
So, if you’re one of those who can’t wait to see what it’s all about, we’ve compiled a complete first season episode guide. Although information is still quite scarce, we do know when it will arrive, how you can watch it, and some of the first episode titles. And don’t worry, we’ll be updating this page as well, so be sure to check back weekly for all the latest info on the current series.
How many episodes are there in The Last of Us?
The first season of The Last of Us has nine episodes in total. It was originally a ten episode order, but that changed during production.
These will air weekly on HBO and Sky Atlantic. However, aside from the confirmation of a feature debut, few additional details have been revealed about the episodes, meaning titles and runtime details are pretty light on the ground.
As these are revealed each week, we’ll add them to this guide. But in the meantime, check out our breakdown of all The Last of Us episodes below.
- The Last of Us Episode 1: ‘When You’re Lost in Darkness’ – 81 mins – January 15
- The Last of Us episode 2: ‘Infected’ – January 22
- The Last of Us episode 3: ‘TBC’ – January 29
- The Last of Us episode 4: ‘TBC’ – February 5
- The Last of Us episode 5: ‘TBC’ – 12 February
- The Last of Us episode 6: ‘TBC’ – February 19
- The Last of Us episode 7: ‘TBC’ – February 26
- The Last of Us episode 8: ‘TBC’ – March 5
- The Last of Us episode 9: ‘TBC’ – 12th of March
How can you watch episodes of The Last of Us?
The episodes will air weekly on HBO for US viewers on Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. For those in the UK, the show will also simulcast on Sky Atlantic on Monday mornings at 2:00 GMT, before becoming available to stream on NOW TV after airing.
Be sure to read our The Last of Us release schedule for more details on planning your viewing schedule.
To find out what else to add to your watchlist, check out all the video game movies on the way as well as some of the most anticipated new TV shows in 2023.