Released on Friday, March 19, the new Marvel Studios original series was the most successful series premiere for Disney+ during its premiere weekend.

After the overwhelming success of WandaVision and its Star Wars productions, Disney+ bets and wins once again with an original series.

This time, Marvel Studios’ Falcon and the Winter Soldier became the most-watched premiere of a series on Disney+ during opening weekend, Friday, March 19 to Sunday, March 22.

In addition, the series is also the most watched title of the service during that same period, even in the Disney+ Hotstar markets.

Thus, the premiere of Falcon and the Winter Soldier joins that of Marvel Studios’ first live-action series, WandaVision, and the second season of Lucasfilm’s The Mandalorian, as the three most-watched Disney+ original series at its end. opening week to date.

Marvel Studios’ Falcon and the Winter Soldier stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson, aka Falcon, and Sebastian Stan, as Bucky Barnes, aka The Winter Soldier. The couple, who joined in the final moments of Avengers: Endgame, team up on a global adventure that tests their skills and patience.

The six-episode series, directed by Kari Skogland with Malcolm Spellman as the lead writer, also stars Daniel Brühl as Zemo, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter and Wyatt Russell as John Walker.

Falcon and the Winter Soldier debuted worldwide on Disney+ on March 19, 2021.