HBO’s Game of Thrones: how Many People Watched the Premiere?

GAME OF THRONES’ final season premiere was watched by a record 17.4 million viewers Sunday night, April 14, across HBO’s platforms (linear, HBOGO and HBO NOW), exceeding the previous series high of 16.9 million viewers for the season seven finale. Compared to the season seven premiere audience of 16.1 million, the season eight premiere grew by over a million viewers.

As a testament to the evolving video consumption habits of subscribers, the HBO NOW …