HBO’s launch of House of the Dragon, a Prequel to Game of Thrones, was a great success. It was regarded as HBO’s most successful debut in American history.
However, according to recent data cited by Variety, the show’s popularity is still increasing, with estimates that the fifth episode has garnered the most viewers thus far.
The fifth episode, which debuted last weekend, received 3% more viewers than the fourth, according to the outlet. They said that the series draws an enormous number of viewers for a cable series, an average of 29 million people per episode, in the United States.
These figures combine the number of streamers on HBO Max and other platforms with Nielsen’s estimation of the four cable broadcasts of Episode 5 on Sunday. According to Nielsen, 2.576 million people watched the show on HBO alone, up 4% from the 2.474 million cable subscribers who watched it the previous week.
These data do not consider the series’ global viewership, which has established itself with a degree of impact and success comparable to that of the main Game of Thrones series, which is already complete. In its eighth and final season in 2019, “Game of Thrones” attracted more than 44 million viewers on average for each episode.