'Game of Thrones' Season 8 Premiere Slays HBO Ratings Record

Published April 15, 2019 110 Views

Rumble / Entertainment LifeAfter a lengthy two-year hiatus, Game of Thrones returned for its final season with a massive following along for the ride. The Season 8 premiere on Sunday night wasn't just a hit in modern TV standards, but it was a behemoth compared to the series already stellar numbers, easily setting multiple records on its way to becoming the highest telecast in HBO history. The highly-anticipated Season 8 premiere drew 17.4 million viewers on Sunday night across multiple airings and streaming options.