Latest Game Of Thrones Episode Sets New Ratings Record

The internet can’t stop talking about Game of Thrones. After last week’s episode saw quite the heel-turn for a certain someone, and a few key deaths, fans were very much ready to tear this series apart. Hell, for the past several weeks, I don’t think I’ve heard very many positive things about the show as a whole, let alone this past season. Whether it’s earned the hate or not, Game of Thrones‘ ratings game is still strong.

In fact, one could argue that it’s stronger than ever. According to a new report from Deadline, last Sunday’s episode “The Bells” book in 12.5 million linear audience members. This is apparently the best HBO has ever done, ever. Ever. The previous record-holder was “The Long Night,” which housed the anticipated Batter of Winterfell. That episode got 12.2 million linear viewers.

RELATED – Game Of Thrones The Bells Recap (Rant): This Episode Was An Absolute Travesty

None of this is even taking into account the numbers they’ll be getting once they add up HBO Go and HBO Now streaming service subscribers. And, of course, in spite of the hate, next week’s final episode of the series is sure to bring in viewers in droves, as it will signal an end to a pop culture sensation, for better or worse (memories of LOST come to mind).

What do you think of these ratings? Are they deserved? Let us know your thoughts down below!

Don’t forget to share this post on your Facebook and Twitter using the buttons at the top! Or you can react to the post down below!


Have you checked out LRM Online‘s official podcast feed yet, which includes our flagship podcast Los Fanboys? Check it out by listening below. It’s also available on all your favorite podcast apps!

SOURCE: Deadline

Night Terror Banner   GenreVerse Have you checked out LRM Online’s official podcast feed yet The Genreverse Podcast Network? This includes our premiere podcast The Daily CoGBreaking Geek Radio: The Podcast, GeekScholars Movie News, Nerd Flix & Chill, Marvel Multiverse Mondays, Anime-Versal Review Podcast, and our Star Wars dedicated podcast The Cantina. Check it out by listening below. It's also available on all your favorite podcast apps! Subscribe on: Apple PodcastsSpotify |  SoundCloud | Stitcher | Google Play

Read Previous

First Look: Johnny Depp Investigates The Minimata Disease In Film Minamata

Read Next

Iron Man Looms Large In New Spider-Man: Far From Home Poster

This website is using Google Analytics. Please click here if you want to opt-out. Click here to opt-out.