The numbers for "The Long Night" include 12 million television viewers, at 9pm on HBO saw Sunday night. The rest were viewers watching an encore presentation, along with those who had streamed the show using the HBO Go or HBO Now apps.
"The Long Night" – a battle that lived in Winterfell against the dead – was one of the series' most anticipated episodes.
After the episode, social media were illuminated. Fans created memes, discussed plot points, and even complained online about the cinematography of the episode.