Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere Sets Multi Platform Record ImpressionsNaveen Kumar (Author) Published Date : Apr 16, 2019 13:02 IST
The first episode of the most awaited finale season of Game of Thrones premiered on Sunday and recorded all-time high impressions across all platforms. The series was awaited for a long time and on Sunday the first episode was viewed by 17.4 million viewers across all platforms and 11.8 million in the linear channel.
The season 7 had 16.1 million total viewers at the opening episode and 10.1 million viewers for the linear channel alone. Delayed worldwide premieres will further add to the viewers' count and will make an all-time record for any episodes. The season 8 saw an increase of 50% in viewing when compared to last season finale and a 97% increase when compared to the premiere of the seventh season. With the increasing record for average viewers per episode in each season, the season 8 will witness a huge leap at the end of the season.
Average Viewres for Previous Seasons
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
Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere Sets Multi Platform Record Impressions