HBODragon HousePremier attracted a record crowd on Sunday.
Game of Thrones prequel, the show is set before the last season 19 years or so, with a focus on House Targaryen, attracting nearly
million viewers across all platforms in the US , HBO said. This is the biggest series premiere in HBO history.
The premiere is also the best series to date on HBO Max in the US, Latin America and the so-called EMEA region – Europe, Middle East and Africa. (By convention, streaming data is not broken.)
“Seeing millions of Game of Thrones ) fans came back to Westeros with us last night,” Casey Bloys, chief content officer for HBO and HBO Max, said in a statement. “House of Dragons” has an incredibly talented cast and crew who put their heart and soul into the production and we are ecstatic about the positive response from the audience . We look forward to sharing with the audience what else George [RR Martin], Ryan [Condal] and Miguel [Sapochnik] have in store for them this season. “
The House of the Dragon also brings HBO the biggest hit since its parent series finale Single Night Audience19 May2019 300,000 viewers ). Best single-night result since then was 2nd in February Euphoria Season finale, with 6.6 million cross-platform viewers.
The Dragon House also eclipsed the audience series debut Game of Thrones (2.19 million day viewers, according to Nielsen) in – although it’s almost impossible to make a completely similar comparison to two shows. HBO is in had a more limited streaming presence, and multi-platform viewing wasn’t even regularly reported at the time. Of course, Game of Thrones New to TV viewers, House of the Dragon stands on the shoulders of its predecessor’s huge success.
Full weekend ratings, including better read The Dragon House’ live viewers vs. streaming viewers, will be on Tuesday Aired in the morning.