Home of the Dragon is a bonafide hit for HBO.
The scores are in for Home of the Dragon Season 1 Episode 2, and the collection skilled some development.
One week after launching because the most-watched HBO collection premiere ever, the Sport of Thrones spinoff spiked 2% to 10.2 million viewers on Sunday night time.
These numbers are for U.S. solely, and the numbers are anticipated to be a lot larger because the weeks go on.
Home of the Dragon Season 1 Episode 1, which logged 9.98 million viewers earlier this month on its first night time of launch, is now approaching 25 million viewers within the U.S. alone.
HBO notes, nonetheless, that these numbers are based mostly on a HBO Max and linear telecasts, based mostly on a mixture of Nielsen and first social gathering knowledge.
On condition that many exhibits usually drop within the neighborhood of 10 to fifteen% of their second weeks, this can be a enormous vote of confidence within the franchise.
Add in the truth that there was most likely a giant curiosity issue related to the primary Sport of Thrones spinoff, these numbers are glorious.
HBO additionally revealed that the unique collection is hovering in reputation on HBO Max, with the unique collection spiking 30% in viewership, marking eight consecutive weeks of development.
HBO introduced final week that Home of the Dragon has been renewed for Season 2.
Francesca Orsi, Govt Vice President, HBO Programming mentioned on the time:
“We’re past pleased with what your complete HOUSE OF THE DRAGON crew has completed with season one.”
“Our phenomenal solid and crew undertook an enormous problem and exceeded all expectations, delivering a present that has already established itself as must-see-TV.”
“An enormous thanks to George, Ryan, and Miguel for main us on this journey. We couldn’t be extra excited to proceed bringing to life the epic saga of Home Targaryen with season two.”
Based mostly on George R.R. Martin’s “Fireplace & Blood,” the collection, set 200 years earlier than the occasions of “Sport of Thrones,” tells the story of Home Targaryen.
Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint, Eve Finest, Fabien Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno, and Rhys Ifans. Further solid consists of Milly Alcock, and star.
Additionally starring is Bethany Antonia, Phoebe Campbell, Emily Carey, Harry Collett, Ryan Corr, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jefferson Corridor, David Horovitch, Wil Johnson, and John Macmillan.
Rounding out the solid is Graham McTavish, Ewan Mitchell, Theo Nate, Matthew Needham, Invoice Paterson, Phia Saban, Gavin Spokes, and Savannah Steyn.
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Paul Dailly is the Affiliate Editor for TV Fanatic. Observe him on Twitter.
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