HBO is synonymous with great successes, the streaming giant has managed to capture the attention of a large audience due to the variety of proposals it has with very different themes among them. The quality of its production has allowed users of the platform/channel to become fans of characters and series, to the point that it has managed to break an incredible record with one of its latest premieres, which achieved an average of 29 million viewers per episode. .
We are talking about nothing more and nothing less than the prequel to Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon, which has captured a true crowd of Iron Throne fans. The fifth episode of the prequel created by George RR Martin added even 3% more viewers than episode 4, according to Variety.
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Episode 1 was watched by nearly 10 million people across all platforms when it premiered, making it the biggest premiere in HBO history. The House of the Dragon managed to more than double the audience of the debut of Game of Thrones from 2011, which had added a little more than 4 million viewers. In any case, we must bear in mind that streaming is much more accepted today than it was a decade ago.
On the other hand, the sixth episode will see a narrative and cast change as a result of a great jump in time that will take place in the series. Younger actors, such as Milly Alcock as Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and Emily Carey as Lady Alicent Hightower, they will change their roles to older actors Emma D’Arcy and Olivia Cooke, respectively.