The first season of “House of the Dragon” drew 9.3 million viewers, according to Warner Bros Discovery, after it aired on Sunday.

This number includes linear viewers who can watch the episode during the four times it aired on HBO satellite channel and HBO Max viewers who watched the episode online all night long.

The series’ tenth episode titled “The Black Queen” makes the series the most watched series on HBO.

HBO wrapped its eighth and final season of “Game of Thrones” in 2019 with 19.8 million viewers, making episode 10, “The Black Queen,” the most-watched series since the previous HBO series “Game of Thrones” concluded with 19.7 million viewers in 2015. However, “House of the Dragon” could not surpass its previous high of 10.2 million viewers for the season with its second episode.

Although WBD did not offer an exact number of viewers, he says in an exclusive interview with Variety that overall viewership, whether via cable or broadcast, increased by 5% with Episode 4, 3% with Episode 5, and by 3% Others with Episode 6. According to the company, no information about watching Episodes 7-9 has been shared due to privacy concerns.

In addition to Nielsen’s streaming ratings, another piece of data is available regarding the performance of “House of the Dragon” on HBO Max in the past week.

In the review, Considine, D’Arcy and Smith were praised for their performance

HBO saw a large number of views as a result of the series. It also won critical acclaim. This production received particular praise for Considine’s portrayal of King Viserys, D’Arcy’s portrayal of Princess Rhaenyra, and Smith’s portrayal of Prince Daemon, particularly their depth and emotions on display.

“We are excited to see House of the Dragon take off around the world with fans of Game of Thrones as well as those learning about the world of Westeros for the first time,” Casey Bloys, chairman and CEO of HBO and owner HBO Max, said in a statement.

Fire and Blood is the 2018 novel that inspired House of the Dragon

It is based on George R.R. Martin’s 2018 novel, Fire & Blood, based on his book House of the Dragon. The series takes place nearly 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones and revolves around the fall of the mighty House Targaryen, nearly 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones. Viserys Targaryen, King of the Seven Kingdoms, names his daughter, Princess Rhaenyra, to be his successor when no male heir to the throne has developed.

In the first season, Viserys’ health deteriorates over several years before his second wife, Alicent Hightower, gives birth to a male child. Next, Game of Thrones follows the domestic politics, violence, and manipulation that follows, which is why it became so popular in the first place.

In addition to Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Fabien Frankel, Sonoya Mizuno, and Rhys Ifans, the show stars a variety of characters. Along with Martin, Ryan Kondal is the show’s director and director, Miguel Saposhnik is the lead and co-creator. Along with Sarah Hess, Jocelyn Diaz, Vince Gerardes, Ron Schmidt, Martin, Kondal and Saposhnik, they serve on the executive production team.

In early 2023, filming for the second season of House of the Dragon is scheduled to begin, and it is expected to be shown on HBO Max at that time, and the first season of the series is now available to watch. What do you think of the series? Are you a fan of her? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.