Power Book IV: Force debuts as biggest premiere in STARZ history

STARZ Original Series Power Book IV: Force debuted as the most-watched premiere ever in STARZ history with 3.3 Million multiplatform views in the U.S. on Sunday alone.

For the second time in less than three months, STARZ broke app viewership records on Sunday with the Power Book IV: Force premiere and the season two finale of Power Book II: Ghost delivering the most-watched day on the STARZ app in the network’s history. Internationally, it was also the most-watched day on the STARZPLAY app ever in Germany, France and the UK.

“The ‘Power’ Universe continues to deliver worldwide hit series with incredible performance that compares favorably with many other high-profile streaming series,” said Jeffrey Hirsch, President and CEO at STARZ. “We’re excited to see these strong early numbers for the premiere of ‘Power Book IV: Force,’ which is poised to join our growing lineup of tentpole series at STARZ that have global multiplatform season average views in the nine to ten million range.”

Power Book IV: Force, which centers on fan-favorite Tommy Egan played by Joseph Sikora, also set records on linear alone with the series delivering the highest-rated premiere in the network’s history. The third spinoff in the “Power” Universe, Power Book IV: Force was the #2 highest-rated cable telecast for Sunday second only to the season two finale of Power Book II: Ghost

Executive produced by Courtney A. Kemp and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. The “Power” Universe series are executive produced by “Power” creator and showrunner Courtney A. Kempthrough her production company End of Episode, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson through G-Unit Film and Television, and Mark Canton through Atmosphere Entertainment MM. End of Episode’s Chris Selak, Shana Stein and Bart Wenrich also executive produce. Brett Mahoney also serves as executive producer on “Power Book II: Ghost” and will serve as showrunner on the recently announced third season. Lionsgate Television produces the series for STARZ.

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