True Detective Finale Ratings Season 2

Ratings: True Detective Finale Down From Last Year's Season-Ender

Remember, True Detective, never do anything out of hunger…

HBO’s anthology series garnered an audience of 2.73 million on Sunday, down 22 percent from last year’s finale, which nabbed 3.5 million viewers, our sister site Deadline reports.

The episode also saw a 15 percent decline from this season’s 3.2 million premiere audience, but was up significantly (25 percent) from the Aug. 2 episode — this season’s least-watched — which totaled 2.18 million viewers.

True Detective‘s first season was the most watched in HBO’s history, clocking in at an average audience of 11.9 million, including DVR viewing. Deadline reports that HBO’s calculations have the second season averaging 11.3 million viewers.