After becoming HBO’s biggest European launch last month, game of Thrones prequel house of the dragon is also breaking records in the UK, becoming Sky’s biggest US drama release and Sky Atlantic’s biggest series premiere in its 11-year history.
The first episode of the prequel has been watched by just over 4 million people, according to Sky, surpassing the 2011 release of the first. Game of Thrones.
“Impulse around house of the dragon it just continues to grow, as more and more people spread the word about its ever-current narrative of political power play combined with visuals of epic scale and imagination,” said Sky MD of Content Zai Bennett. “And thanks to Sky making the first episode freely available to watch via YouTube, more people than ever will get a taste of the world-class world of Westeros.”
dragon House, which has already been renewed for a second season, became the most-watched HBO/HBO Max theatrical or television premiere in Europe in the network’s history on August 24.
Its main competitor, the lord of the rings: the rings of power, it’s also breaking records for Amazon Prime Video as the battle of the prequels goes global.
The third episode of house of the dragon fell on Sky yesterday at dawn.