Only a couple of days have passed since the highly anticipated series, House of the Dragon, premiered on HBO and all its streaming services. And the Game of Thrones prequel has already broken some major records in the process.
According to a new report released by the streaming platform, the premiere episode of House of the Dragon was watched by 9.986 million U.S. viewers on Sunday night, making it the largest audience for any original series in the network’s history.
Furthermore, the season premiere marked the largest launch on HBO Max in Latin America and the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). The anticipation surrounding the season premiere was at such an all-time high on social media, House of the Dragon became the most trending topic on Twitter and Google Trends.