HBO has only aired one episode of the epic fantasy series Game of Thrones, but that’s all it needed in order to secure a second season order.
The ratings for the premiere episode, which aired on Sunday, came in at about 2.2 million viewers. The encore screening of the pilot episode gained another 1.2 million viewers. After a third airing, the grand total of ratings for the show climbed to 4.2 million viewers on Sunday.
The first season of the series follows the first book in the series written by George R.R. Martin “A Song of Fire and Ice”. The second season will focus on the second book of the series, “A Clash of Kings” and will premiere next year.
Have you watched Game of Thrones? What did you think? I thought it was a really good first episode and will continue to watch.