On Sunday, HBO streamed the first episode of “House of The Dragon,” which is a Game of Throne spinoff, and now this premiere marks the network’s biggest premiere of all time.
And as WarnerMedia stated, the premiere has crossed over 9.986 Million viewers across linear & HBO Max platforms, and the shocking fact is that these stats are only of the U.S. Sunday night.
HBO’s “House Of The Dragon” Made History With 10 Million Viewers On Premiere
As we all know how popular Game of Throne was between 2011 to 2019, and the show still holds the record of the most viewed show of all time.
Now, after four years, “House of the Dragon” is the first sequel that made great hype, and if we talk about its story, so it plays the past family tree story of Targaryen with Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen.
According to ShowBuzzDaily, the first episode gained over 2.170 Million viewers via linear in the U.S. on Sunday.
This means all other views were from the HBO Max platform, which is around 7.816 Million viewers, so it was the largest series launch on HBO Max too.
This series will have a total of 10 episodes which seems to be with the same hype and excitement, but there’s “no judgment” until its final episode will reach.
HBO has already unveiled the release date of the final episode, which is October 23.
Also, on the same day, House of the Dragon was a trending topic on Twitter, and at the same time, it trended #1 on Google Trends.
“House of the Dragon” Episode 2 Details
Besides, the second episode of this series will arrive on Sunday, 28 August, on HBO and HBO Max, and the timing for that will be 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
From this second episode, we can also expect some great stats as the first episode left us on a hanger of Deamon’s king becoming announcement.