BBC One’s new hit drama, Bodyguard, ended its first season with impressive viewing numbers that the network hasn’t seen since 2008. So far, Bodyguard is the UK’s most watched drama in 2018. American audiences will be able to see what all the fuss is about on Netflix on October 24.
According to BBC News, Bodyguard reached a peak audience of 11 million viewers during its Season 1 finale. The outlet goes on to say that the series had “the biggest overnight drama figure since 10.5 million saw Downton Abbey’s series two finale in November 2011.” Only Doctor Who’s Christmas special had more viewers in 2008, with 11.7 million. For a closer look at the series, click through the gallery below: