Nico Parker and Pedro Pascal in ‘The Last of Us’
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When does the next episode of ‘The Last of Us come out? Full release schedule for ‘The Last of Us’ on HBO

Don't miss out on what is shaping up to be one of the best game adaptations ever.

The Last of Us is HBO’s newest hit series with its debut episode quickly becoming one of the service’s most successful premieres in more than a decade. Based on a video game series of the same name, the TV show follows Joel (Pedro Pascal) as he navigates a post-apocalyptic world infested with some kind of fungal parasites that affect humans. The first episode served the purpose of establishing the events that led to Joel’s current reality as well as setting the stage for Ellie Williams’ (Bella Ramsey) potentially monumental impact in this universe.

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Taking into consideration the overwhelmingly positive reception to The Last of Us‘ premiere, it’s no wonder that viewers are already clamoring for more. At the time of writing, a second season has yet to be greenlit, which means that for now, fans will have to make do with season one. For those anxiously awaiting the release of new episodes, here is HBO’s full release schedule for The Last of Us.

The Last of Us release schedule

The TV show’s first season will have nine episodes with varying lengths, all of which are expected to drop on the streaming service every week from January to March, at 8pm CT.

  • Episode one — Sunday, Jan. 15
  • Episode two — Sunday, Jan. 22
  • Episode three — Sunday, Jan. 29
  • Episode four — Sunday, Feb. 5
  • Episode five — Sunday, Feb. 12
  • Episode six — Sunday, Feb. 19
  • Episode seven — Sunday, Feb. 26
  • Episode eight — Sunday, March 5
  • Episode nine — Sunday, March 12

All of The Last of Us episodes will be available for streaming on HBO Max.


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