Ratings: HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” Climbs To Another Series High

“Game Of Thrones” continues to get bigger. Sunday’s episode set new highs in adults 18-49 and viewers.

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At the time it aired, last week’s “Game Of Thrones” posted the show’s best live+same-day viewership figure on record.

This Sunday’s episode outperformed the broadcast — and thus established a new viewership high.

According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, Sunday’s “Game Of Thrones” drew a mammoth 4.98 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 10.72 million overall viewers.

Both numbers represent series highs. The season premiere held the previous high in adults 18-49; it drew a 4.71 in the demo.

Last week’s episode, meanwhile, held the high in viewership. It averaged 10.17 million overall viewers (and drew a 4.60 in adults 18-49).

— “Game Of Thrones” led into “Ballers,” which drew a 1.21 adults 18-49 rating and 2.85 million viewers (vs. a 1.12 rating and 2.28 million viewers last week).

The lineup also included “Insecure” (0.66/1.30 million vs. 0.60/1.16 million last week) and “Last Week Tonight” (0.82/1.93 million vs. 0.71/1.75 million last week).

Written by Brian Cantor

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