Published: Tue, May 21, 2019
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Game Of Thrones Just Needed More Time

Game Of Thrones Just Needed More Time

"We are going big", senior vice president of drama Francesca Orsi said past year. This makes it a bigger total audience that the penultimate episode "The Bells", which had a little bit more than 18 million viewers.

At least three GoT-related prequel projects remain in some stage of development at HBO, which is now set to begin the hard work of crafting a post Thrones future for itself.

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We'll keep you updated as more info comes our way.

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Game of Thrones' series finale, "The Iron Throne", was watched by a new all-time HBO record 19.3 million viewers across all of its platforms (linear, HBO GO, and HBO NOW) last night. Also, remember here to subscribe to CarterMatt on YouTube for more insight, and take a look at all of our coverage from the final season over at our playlist.

The figure - which did not take into account on-demand viewers - beat the record of 719,000 set by Australia and New Zealand's 2011 Rugby World Cup semi-final.

In honor of the show's conclusion, HBO released a video of cast members including Emilia Clarke, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, and Gwendoline Christie thanking fans and discussing their experiences on "Game of Thrones".

In response to Game of Thrones' success, Foxtel has offered some Foxtel Now customers discounted offers on continued subscriptions. The series finale certainly split diehard fans who have been invested in the journeys of their favorite characters, but it will be hard to replace HBO's beloved fantasy series.

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