House of the Dragon hits highest ratings for HBO since Game of Thrones finale


Dragon House set viewership records, earning the highest ratings for HBO since the game of thrones final.

As reported by Deadlinemore than 9 million people tuned in to the spinoff’s season finale, marking the highest figure for an HBO show since the fantasy series’ 2019 finale.

game of thrones‘ The last episode “The Iron Throne” had 19.3 million viewers.

Celebrating the achievement, HBO CEO and President Casey Bloys said, “We’re thrilled to see Dragon House catch fire with game of thrones fans around the world, as well as new viewers experiencing the world of Westeros for the first time.


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“Congratulations to George [RR Martin], [showrunners] Ryan [Condal] and Miguel [Sapochnik] and the whole Dragon House team on an incredible first season.

The impressive numbers were achieved despite the episode titled “The Black Queen” leaking before it aired on Sunday (October 23).

HBO released a statement commenting on the news, expressing disappointment with those who posted the episode earlier.

“We are aware that the tenth episode of Dragon House was posted on illegal torrent sites. It appears to be from a distribution partner in the EMEA region,” the network said.

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“HBO is aggressively monitoring and pulling these copies from the internet. We are disappointed that this illegal action has disrupted the viewing experience for the series’ loyal fans, who will be able to view a blank version of the episode when it premieres on Sunday. on HBO and HBO Max, where it will stream exclusively in 4K.

Dragon House was renewed for a second season just five days after its premiere, which was viewed by 10 million people.

Actress Bethany Antonia recently teased the second season in an interview with digital spysaying she was “so excited for what’s to come”.

game of thrones seasons 1-8 are available on DVD and Blu-ray. Dragon House season 1 airs on sundays HBOand on Monday in the UK the Atlantic Sky and now.


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