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It’s official: Game of Thrones is the most popular show in HBO’s history

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Update: It’s official, Game of Thrones has become the most-watched show in HBO’s history. James Hibberd of Entertainment Weekly is reporting that after Sunday’s episode the average gross audience is 18.4 million across all platforms. HBO has recently updated the … Continue reading

Game of Thrones mid-season game of numbers

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Here we are, five episodes into season four. The month went by quickly, and those more-than-positive viewership numbers we kept getting each week sure did help. Not only was the plot of the show exciting to follow, but its success … 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’ 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

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

Will Boardwalk Empire knock out Game of Thrones?

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I made a post a couple weeks ago about the competition at HBO. There were a number of pilots, most of which didn’t seem like they would directly affect HBO’s decision on whether or not to pick up Game of … Continue reading

Who is Carolyn Strauss?

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When the press release went out regarding HBO’s decision to order a pilot for Game of Thrones it was revealed that ex-HBO employee Carolyn Strauss (shown at right on the set of Rome) was an executive producer on the project. … Continue reading


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