Everyone knew that the Season 8 premiere of Game of Thrones would be massive. Anticipation for the final season has been off the charts, especially since the show has been gone for two years instead of just one. It’s a bona fide cultural phenomenon in a landscape where that’s increasingly rare due to audience fragmentation. And now the numbers have come in, and the HBO series set a new record for itself. Variety reports that the Season 8 premiere, “Winterfell”, nabbed 17.4 million viewers across all platforms (linear, HBO Go, and HBO Now). To put that in …http://collider.com/game-of-thrones-season-8-premiere-ratings/" target="_blank">Read More . . .
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