Sunday night’s HBO’s biggest finale audience since the controversial three and a half years ago, with 9.3 million viewers tuning in.brought big numbers back to HBO Max. It marked
This number was still quite a ways away from the final episode of Game of Thrones, however, which pulled in 18.4 million viewers.across HBO’s platforms and broke HBO records. Even the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones saw
House of the Dragon episodes are averaging 29 million viewers in the US, HBO said Monday. Season 7 of Game of Thrones — the second-last season — averaged 32.8 million viewers per episode, for comparison, while season 8 averaged 44.2 million viewers per episode.
“We’re so thrilled to see House of the Dragon catch fire with Game of Thrones fans around the world, as well as new viewers who are discovering the world of Westeros,” HBO CEO Casey Bloys said in a statement.