House of the Dragon there is everything that is done Game of Thrones big The HBO prequel series features soaring dragons, massive battles and political drama as several players battle for the Iron Throne. And in terms of audience success, House of the Dragon is on par with its predecessor. The debut episode of Season 1, which premiered last month on August 21st, saw 10 million viewers tuned in on the night of the premiere. Over the next week, their number grew to 20 million worldwide.
According to a report from Deadlinethe show continues to accumulate achievements as House of the Dragon Sky breaks viewing records in the UK. The series is the biggest drama release in the US and the biggest premiere for a Sky Atlantic series in its 11-year history, with more than 4 million viewers on the platform. According to Deadline and British ratings agency Barb, House of the Dragon is currently on par with shows like Netflix Strange things and the Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi. Sky MD of Content Zay Bennett issued a statement regarding the success of the prequel series three episodes in.
“Momentum around House of the Dragon continues to build as more and more people spread the word about its ever-relevant tale of political power play combined with visuals of epic scale and fantasy. And with Sky making the first episode available for free to watch on YouTube, more people than ever before will be able to experience the world-class world of Westeros.”
House of the Dragon stars Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Millie Alcock, Emily Carey, Emma D’Arcy and Olivia Cooke. The series, which takes place almost 200 years ago game of thrones follows the Targaryen dynasty as they head towards the inevitable civil war known as the Dance of Dragons. Expect the drama to reach an all-time high as we continue to approach the climactic conclusion of the first season.
The war for the fantasy audience continues
Fans of the fantasy genre found themselves in an unprecedented time. House of the Dragonthe long-awaited sequel game of thrones approaching the middle of the first season. Meanwhile, Amazon Prime Video launched what may be the most expensive TV series of all time The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. The action of the epic drama unfolds thousands of years before the events of c The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, following a series of characters confronting the long-awaited re-emergence of evil in Middle-earth.
Rings of power had a very successful debut, breaking Amazon records with a premiere of 25 million viewers. Despite the endless controversy surrounding “wakefulness‘ series and deviating from its source material, Prime Video knocks it out of the park with its big-budget dramatic epic. As if so far Rings of power attracted more attention on opening night than House of the Dragon; however, the war for the fantasy audience will continue in the coming seasons.