The Game of Thrones premiere of its new season goes above and beyond expectations.
In the first episode of season five alone, the show achieved 18.1 million viewers to date. It is clear that this premiere was highly anticipated; fans are clearly happy with the start of the shows fifth season. The premiere of this season beat the previous season premiere by 1.2 million.
Game of Thrones has become the most watched show on HBO, with season four racking in a gross audience of 19.1 million viewers per episode.
Viewers can watch this drama on a variety of different platforms, including HBO, HBO Now, HBO Go, and other on-demand options.
Game of Thrones is on Sundays at 9 p.m.