The final season of the popular TV series "Game of Thrones" started with a record. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the first episode was watched by a total of 17.4 million viewers. Thus, the previous record was immediately improved by half a million viewers.
This tally includes 11.8 million viewers on the first broadcast, as well as a 50 percent increase in views on the HBO Now streaming platform. These numbers mean that the eighth season of "Game of Thrones" has every chance of becoming the leader in terms of total viewers. The previous record holder was the seventh season.
Previously it was announced that the total timing of the final season of the show will be 432 minutes, that is, it will be only eight minutes shorter than the previous season, which consisted of not six, but seven episodes .
Following the completion of the main series, HBO plans to movie several others that will take place in the same reality. The first of these is directed and produced by S. J. Clarkson, who has worked on various episodes of popular shows such as House, Dexter's Justice and Jessica Jones.
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