Game of Thrones’ finale of season 6 holds the record for the episode’s premiere. The episode premiere was seen by 8.9 million viewers, setting a new high for the show’s 9 p.m. debut hour.
The episode broke the record of 8.1 million viewers which was held by Game of Thrones season 5 finale. The number of viewers per episode increases every year.
Season 6 has more than 23 million viewers per episode and is 15% more than the last season.
Game of Thrones is one of the very few dramas which manages to have growth in audience every season.
Apart from this, Game of Thrones has taken the award for the most pirated TV show on the internet, fifth year in a row!