‘Game of Thrones’ sets viewership record for finale

Entertainment

The Game of Thrones finale may have been a letdown for some viewers, but HBO was certainly happy with the ratings!

More than 19 million viewers watched the final episode of the series Sunday night, which is a new record for the network.

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On average, each episode of the final season drew more than 44 million viewers, when you account for those who see the show after it airs live.

The final episode, which wrapped up a story that was nine years in the making was one of the most anticipated in television’s history.

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