Despite the disappointment of many longtime fans of the series, the finale of the "Game of Thrones" series set a new record for HBO's most watched episode in network history. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the episode reached 13.6 million viewers during the premiere on Sunday night, which rose to 19.3 million as soon as replay and early streaming were included. The record was previously held for a short time by the season's second-to-last episode, which attracted 12.48 million viewers and a total of 18.4 million viewers the first night.
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