HBO has just released his audience statistics for the premiere of Game of Thrones season 8, which the network says, drew a record 17.4 million viewers Sunday night – beaten both the 16.1 Million viewers who captured the Season 7 premiere and the 16.9 million who set themselves for the last season final.
The trend when it comes to HBO's landmark fantasy series has been for viewers who basically go in a direction from one season to the next and the right one – and it looks like that trend will certainly hold, as the series is preparing to take its bow after only five more episodes.
Underscores the intensity of the fandom around the show, which had been on An almost two-year break from the air, Sunday night the audience included 1
Counting HBO Go and HBO Now viewers and expanding to 30 days after each season finale, this has been the United States viewer for each season of the show:
- Season 1: 9.3 Million
- Season 2: 11.6 Million  Season 3: 14.4 million
- Season 4: 19.1 million
- Season 5: 20.2 million
- Season 6: 25.7 million
- Season 7: 32.8 million  The fantasy range of Westero's fictional land and its warring kingdoms also seems to be some of the rising tides that lift all HBO's boats. After a report on Monday from Hollywood Reporter the return of Game of Thrones also helped Barry Bill Hader's dark comedy about a serial killer, hit a series register of 2.2 million viewers. Similarly, Veep and last week tonight hit both high audience numbers – 1.5 million and 1.7 million, respectively – that they haven't reached more than a year before now.
About GoT premiere, its impressive audience figure is nevertheless more remarkable, as we, in our opinion, launched the episode of the show's expected last season a bit more show and less action than we would have liked to have seen. It will hopefully be remedied in short order, since the effort begins to increase significantly in episode 2 and above.