Game of Thrones breaks Guinness World record for global demand

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Game of Thrones breaks Guinness World record for global demand



Game of Thrones, breaking records all over the place (Picture: HBO)Game Of Thrones season eight premiere broke the Guinness World record for global audience demand.
The HBO show was declared the most in-demand TV premiere of all time, with a per-capita global demand of 25.46 on 14 April, the day the show dropped the first episode of season eight.
It beats the previous record holder which was, you guessed it, Game Of Thrones’ season seven opener.
‘Game of Thrones amassed a per capita global audience demand of 25.46 on 14 April 2019, its season 8 premiere day,’ said Parrot Analytics, a TV content analytics firm specializing in global audience demand measurement.

‘Game of Thrones amassed a per capita global audience demand of 25.46 on 14 April 2019’ (Picture: HBO)‘Compared to its per capita global demand of 24.74 on the day of its season 7 premiere, the latest and final season has premiered 2.9% higher globally.
‘Premiere day demand has been particularly strong in the United States, United Kingdom and France.’
Craig Glenday, editor-in-chief at Guinness added that the show ‘looks like it’s going to continue breaking records right up to the final, undoubtedly devastating episode’.

‘Premiere day demand has been particularly strong in the United States, United Kingdom and France.’ (Picture: HBO)The eighth and final season of the fantasy TV show has been breaking records all over the place,, HBO confirming the third episode of season eight racked up 17.8 million viewers on Sunday, beating the show’s previous single-night record of 17.4 million viewers for the season eight premiere two weeks prior.
The figure includes those viewing from HBO’s digital channels like HBO Now and catch-up service HBO Go.
It isn’t the only record it’s broken either, with Twitter recently confirming The Long Night was the most tweeted about episode of scripted television ever.

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