“Game of Thrones” opened to massive ratings on Sunday night.
The Season 8 premiere drew 17.4 million viewers across all platforms; that includes 11.8 million television viewers who watched it on HBO at 9 p.m. Sunday night, LIVE. The rest were viewers who watched two encore presentations, combined with those who streamed the show with the HBO Go or HBO Now apps.
The Season 7 premiere, by comparison, averaged 16.1 million total viewers.
Source: NY Daily News.
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