Game of Thrones fans have been waiting for season 8 which is the final season of this popular hit series. HBO finally premiered the first episode of the new season on Sunday and as expected, the season 8 premiere has broken the viewership record which was set by the previous season. Fans love to show up for this show.
HBO released the audience stats for the Game of Thrones season 8 premiere and the network confirms that the premiere drew in a record 17.4 million viewers on Sunday night. That’s more than the 16.1 million viewers that watched the season 7 premiere and the 16.9 million people that watched the finale.
This is no surprise. Game of Thrones is HBO’s biggest show, and one that was highly anticipated by millions of people around the world. Each new season pulls in a lot more viewers than the last.
The trailers that it has previously released for the show got everyone extra excited. There’s no shortage of action in the last season of Game of Thrones. This is the shortest season in the series as well so fans will find out who wins the throne in just a few weeks. It will certainly be a wild ride for sure.