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Game of Thrones Season 8 ratings go down after the premiere, but still at record high

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Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2 ratings dips from the premiere, but still at record high

Game of Thrones Season 8 recently premiered to great reviews and some great viewership figures. We had reported about the viewership figures for the premiere, which hit a whopping 17.4 million viewers. The figures for the second episode, “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” have been revealed now, and the show’s viewership has taken a dip from the premiere, but still remains at a record high. Read on!

HBO releases photos from Game Of Thrones Season 8 Episode 2

 

If you remember, the 17.4 million figure of the premiere was the highest ever for Game of Thrones. The figure for episode 2 dipped down to 15.9 million. Both figures include viewership from HBO Go and HBO Now. The second episode was lengthier, though, which means the viewership figures include only two airings in the 24 hour period and not three like the premiere.

The viewership had an 8.2% drop from the premiere, but a 10.6% rise from the second episode of Season 7. “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms” is now the fourth most watched episode of the show. In terms of TV-only audience of the episode, it hit 10.3 million viewers, 12.5% down from the season 8 premiere.

Now, of course, it was a holiday weekend, so it can be assumed that the festivities led to a decline in viewership. In any case, the figures are expected to rise up with the upcoming episode, which seems like it will be the biggest episode of the season, and as we know, Game of Thrones’ big battle episodes sell well.

What do you guys think? How did you watch the second episode? Tell us in the comments, down below!







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2 years ago

How could I NOT watch an episode of GOT. I watch them over and over and when the season ends I buy the DVD. As I’m in the UK we are behind the USA so I watch my episode after work on Monday evening while eating my dinner…so around 5.30pm. Then I watch it again…and again. REALLY worried for my characters now that the dead have arrived at Winterfell….sigh

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Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon begins filming at Trujillo

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Filming for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving very swiftly, as evident from the frequent leaks we’re witnessing every other day. Though HBO has been mum about revealing any additional info about the show, these periodic leaks are causing waves of excitement amongst the fans, as they’re left wondering and speculating who’s who in the new set pictures. Recently, the show has begun filming on their new set in Trujillo, after several members were quarantined in Caceres when a positive covid case was reported a few days back.

The latest clips from the set of House of The Dragon in Trujillo posted by House The Dragons fan account on Twitter show the crew and several extras getting ready for a shot. We can spot a few Targaryen soldiers in the background, while the set is being constructed.

Are you excited about House of The Dragon? Talk to us in the comments below!

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Also, if you live in any of the places where House of the Dragon is currently filming or will be filming in the future, and would like to share photos of the sets/cast or any tips, drop us a mail at connect [at] wikiofthrones [dot] com or use our Contact Us form.







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More pictures from the set of House of The Dragon confirm the casting of the Cargyll Brothers

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Latest leaks from House of The Dragon set in Caceres hinting at legendary Cargyll twins

Filming for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving very swiftly, as evident from the frequent leaks we’re witnessing every other day. Though HBO has been mum about revealing any additional info about the show, these periodic leaks are causing waves of excitement amongst the fans, as they’re left wondering and speculating who’s who in the new set pictures. Recently, a few more pictures were leaked, and some of them showed Fabien Frankel, who will be playing Ser Criston Cole in the prequel series, practising his skills with a sword.

More pictures from the set of House of The Dragon confirm the casting of the Cargyll Brothers

Reddit user Jaegon1Targaryen posted some more pictures of the House of the Dragon set on Caceres, where Fabien Frankel is seen practicing sword fighting with an unknown figure. Last week, it was revealed it was one of the Tittensor brothers, who are twins as well.

More pictures from the set of House of The Dragon confirm the casting of the Cargyll Brothers

The rumours were confirmed with the release of these new pictures, where both Elliot and Luke Tittensor have been spotted filming scenes for the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel.

More pictures from the set of House of The Dragon confirm the casting of the Cargyll Brothers

Are you excited about House of The Dragon? Talk to us in the comments below!

More pictures from the set of House of The Dragon confirm the casting of the Cargyll Brothers

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Netflix’s The Sandman releases first look at Gwendoline Christie’s Lucifer: Queen of Hell

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Netflix’s The Sandman releases first look at Gwendoline Christie’s Lucifer: Queen of Hell

The TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman is one of DC’s most highly anticipated projects. The Netflix series garnered quite some attention, as it includes an ensemble of highly talented casts, including Game of Thrones alums. Gwendoline Christie, who played Brienne of Tarth in the fantasy series, will play a gender-swapped version of Lucifer in the show. And she is highly excited about it. Netflix has finally released a first look at Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie on a new poster of the drama series The Sandman.

Netflix’s newest DC series The Sandman provides the first look at Gwendoline Christie as the Queen of Hell, a female version of Lucifer.

At Saturday’s virtual DC FanDome event, viewers got a glimpse at the Game of Thrones alum as the series’ Lucifer, the ruler of Hell. The first look images see Christie donning dark attire and a pair of ominous-looking wings.

Netflix’s newest DC series The Sandman provides the first look at Gwendoline Christie as the Queen of Hell, a female version of Lucifer.

Based on the popular comic book series, the series is described as a “rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven.” The Sandman follows the people and places affected by Morpheus, the Dream King, as he tries to fix all the cosmic and human mistakes he’s made during his vast existence.

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