'Game of Thrones' season finale breaks audience record with 12.1M viewers

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Published 28.08.2017 22:46
Updated 28.08.2017 22:53
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HBO's "Game of Thrones" set yet another audience record Sunday with its seventh-season finale. Nielsen said an all-time high of 12.1 million viewers were tuned in to the wildly popular fantasy drama.

An additional 4 million caught the episode on streaming channels. The seven-episode season began with 10.1 million viewers, while episode 5 drew 10.7 million.

This season "Game of Thrones" has regularly ranked as the second-most-viewed series each week among all programs, both cable and broadcast. Its eighth and final season is scheduled to air next year.

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