House of the Dragon, HBO’s prelude to the Game of Thrones television series, was a huge success.
The House of the Dragon season one finale drew 9.3 million viewers on Sunday night, according to HBO. Since the airing of the final episode of Game of Thrones in May 2019, House of the Dragon’s season finale has attracted the most views of any HBO series.
The Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Miami Dolphins Sunday Night Football game on NBC and the Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees Major League Baseball game on TBS were the competition for the House of the Dragon season one finale.
Additionally, two days before the episode’s HBO premiere, it was leaked
In the United States, House of the Dragon has been averaging 29 million viewers for each episode since its August launch on all of HBO’s platforms. A second season of the show has already been ordered, and production is scheduled to start in early 2023.
Aemond Targaryen and Lucerys Velaryon engaged in a brutal fight in Sunday’s House of the Dragon episode, “The Black Queen,” which served as a prelude to the Dance of the Dragons. The Targaryen family’s civil war is the main theme of the narrative.
The first season of House of the Dragon was co-showrunner by Ryan J. Condal and Miguel Sapochnik. Together with George R. R. Martin, they also co-executive produced the season. In addition to Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Paddy Considine, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, and Sonoya Mizuno, the series also stars Paddy Considine and Rhys Ifans.
HBO Max now offers all of the House of the Dragon episodes.