Game of Thrones finale sets record audience for HBO with 19.3M fans tuning in for final episode

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The finale of Game of Thrones drew an astonishing 19.3million viewers in the US Sunday evening.

More than 13million viewers watched the initial airing, with six million more streaming or replaying the season 8 finale and series closer, earning the most watched television series in HBO history.

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The streaming service said the record number of viewers was across all platforms — HBO, HBO Go, and HBO NOW — and exceeded the previous series high of 18.4 million viewers set last week.

'Season 8 of Game of Thrones is averaging 44.2 million viewers per episode in gross audience, an increase of more than 10 million viewers when compared to season 7,' HBO said in a statement to AFP.

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'In addition, the episode scored the most-watched single telecast record on HBO ever, with 13.6 million viewers for the 9:00 p.m. airing.'

The previous record for a single telecast in HBO history — 13.4 million — was held by the season four premiere of The Sopranos in 2002.

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The record for the most-watched US television show is still held by the Korean War comedy...
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