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Game of Thrones Season 4 retains high ratings with The Lion and the Rose

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A slightly more detailed number will be out tomorrow thanks to TV by the Numbers and their regular weekly updates, but the word is already out in the realm of Entertainment Weekly that the second episode, The Lion and the Rose, … Continue reading

How about those Game of Thrones premiere record ratings!

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When I wrote in my previous ratings post that “we can break that 6 million mark this season, perhaps sooner rather than later” I definitely did not dare hoping for such numbers already for the premiere. Not only was six million … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 4 premieres to record ratings

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The numbers are in! James Hibberd of Entertainment Weekly reports that last night’s premiere episode of Season 4 garnered Game of Thrones’ biggest audience yet. Returning to an initial viewing of 6.6 million, and ending the night at 8.2 million … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 4 ratings speculation

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It is time again! Time for us number nuts to look at some pretty graphs, enjoy the visualisation of the success that is Game of Thrones, and for GeekFurious to simply go nuts. The graph below compares the viewership ratings of … Continue reading

Game of Thrones’ audience continues to grow, eclipses 14 million viewers

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HBO parent company Time Warner has released their latest quarterly earnings report and within it are the latest viewer numbers for Game of Thrones. HBO is now reporting that Game of Thrones averaged 14.2 million viewers per episode last season. … Continue reading

Season 3 ratings overview

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With some delay, here is the graphic representation of the ratings numbers over the course of the first three seasons, compared to a handful of other successful premium cable shows. Click to enlarge. As has always been the practice, please note … Continue reading

Finale ratings fall just short of setting a new record

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The ratings for the season three finale of Game of Thrones are in a day early this week. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news: the initial airing of “Mhysa” delivered 5.4 million viewers. James Hibberd of EW notes that this … Continue reading

Game of Thrones is HBO’s biggest hit since The Sopranos

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HBO has released some new total audience numbers (you know, the number Geek Furious keeps reminding us is all that matters to HBO) and it is official: Game of Thrones is now HBO’s most popular currently-airing show, and second only … Continue reading

Ratings remain strong heading into season finale

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The ratings for “The Rains of Castamere” are in and it is good news. Despite the week off, the viewer numbers grew from the last episode, coming in at 5.22 million viewers for the 9 PM airing. Another 1.08 million … Continue reading

Ratings recover, back over 5 million

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The initial viewer number for this week’s episode of Game of Thrones has bounced back and topped the five million mark once again. 5.131 million viewers tuned in at 9 PM, garnering a 2.6 demo rating, making this past episode … Continue reading

Ratings register a drop this week

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TV by the Numbers reports that Game of Thrones easily won the night again (in absolute numbers and with 2.4 in demo), but the numbers for the intial hour dropped to what they were three weeks ago: 4.84. An additional … Continue reading

The climb continues: Thrones sets yet another series high

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Like a pack of wildlings scaling the Wall, the Game of Thrones ratings continue to go up. This week the initial audience hit a series-record 5.5 million, according to TVByTheNumbers. This included a 2.9 rating, also a series high. This … Continue reading



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