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EXCLUSIVE | Nicole Kidman thriller THE UNDOING becomes most successful new series for FOXTEL

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The six-part HBO psychological thriller series The Undoing, starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant, has achieved record-breaking audience figures in Australia on BINGE and FOXTEL since the series launched in October last year.

Since premiere, The Undoing is the most-watched show on BINGE, drawing the largest audience of any show since the streaming service launched in May.

On FOXTEL, the average cumulative audience per episode of The Undoing now sits at 670,000 viewers. This figure ranks The Undoing as the most-watched new series in the history of Foxtel

Additionally, the premiere episode has now achieved an average cumulative audience of 687,000 since launch, making it the most successful launch episode since Wentworth Season One in May 2013 (709,000). 

Hugh Grant and Nicole Kidman in The Undoing (image – HBO)

Overall, The Undoing was the second most-watched program for Foxtel in 2020 only trailing Selling Houses Australia Season 13 (694,000). Viewership for the HBO drama skewed toward female viewers in Australia at 64%.

Foxtel Group Chief Commercial and Content Officer, Amanda Laing said:

“We are thrilled with the remarkable success of The Undoing – Australians love Nicole Kidman, and her performance in this event series is breathtaking. 

“We are proud to be presenting this premium drama, made available to FOXTEL and BINGE customers through our exclusive Warner Media deal, and can’t wait for our subscribers to enjoy the rest of the series.”

The Undoing follows Grace Fraser (Kidman), a successful New York City therapist, and her husband Jonathan (Grant) who are living the only lives they ever wanted for themselves. Overnight, a chasm opens in their lives: a violent death, a missing spouse and a chain of terrible revelations.

Kidman, also an executive producer, joins forces with Academy Award-winning director Susanne Bier and reunites with Emmy-winning Big Littles Lies creator David E. Kelley for the six-part limited series.

Joining Kidman and Grant on screen are Edgar Ramirez (The Assassination of Gianni Versace), Ismael Cruz Cordova (Mary Queen of Scots), Matilda De Angelis (Il Premio), Lily Rabe (American Horror Story), Noma Dumezweni (Mary Poppins Returns), Noah Jupe (A Quiet Place 2) as Henry Fraser, Jonathan and Grace’s 12-year-old son and Donald Sutherland (The Hunger Games).

THE UNDOING is available to stream now on BINGE and FOXTEL ON DEMAND.

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Kevin Perryhttps://tvblackbox.com.au/author-kevin-perry/
Co-Creator and Editor of the TV Blackbox website, Kevin Perry is an experienced media commentator focused on TV Production, Consumer Tech, SVOD & Sports Broadcasting. Media enquiries please Call or Text 0428-275-111
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