The episode “The Dragon and the Wolf” was seen by 12.1 million viewers, according to Nielsen.
HBO said when views from streaming service HBO Go and its stand-alone
HBO Now app are included, that number rises to a whooping 16.5 million
The 12.1 million viewers is a 36 percent improvement from last season finale which was seen by 8.9 million people.
previous record for the most watched HBO show belonged to, fittingly,
episode 5 of the 7th season Game of Thrones, which was seen by 10.7
HBO added that this season averaged 31 million viewers per episode
once all live, time-shifted, on-demand, and streaming views are
his is another record set by the show.
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