The primary episode of the general season of “Sport of Thrones” is a record-breaker for the sequence and HBO.
The pay channel stated the 17.four million audience who watched Sunday’s episode both on TV or on-line constitute a season-opening top for the fable saga.
HBO Now additionally posted its largest streaming evening ever, the channel stated Monday.
The episode crowned the 16.1 million who noticed the seventh-season premiere and the 16.nine million who watched that season’s finale.
Reflecting expanding target audience fondness for streaming, HBO noticed a few 50 p.c building up in on-line viewing in comparison to remaining season’s finale. Compared to the season-seven premiere, the streaming target audience just about doubled.
“Sport of Thrones” in the end averaged 32.eight million audience in line with episode remaining season in cumulative TV and on-line viewership, HBO stated.