“Activity of Thrones” prequel sequence “House of the Dragon” has been renewed for a second year, HBO reported Friday.
The announcement comes soon after additional than 20 million people have now watched the to start with episode, in accordance to Nielsen and to start with celebration facts collected by HBO. The display garnered practically 10 million sights throughout linear and HBO Max platforms the night of its release previous Sunday. That was the biggest viewers of any new unique collection in HBO’s background.
The clearly show, a spin-off of HBO’s “Video game of Thrones” hit, requires put generations in advance of the popular series. It was at first accepted for a 10-episode season in 2019.
The accomplishment of the demonstrate is currently being intently viewed, as several see it as a barometer for HBO’s achievement in the streaming wars. Warner Bros. Discovery has been cutting costs and retooling its approach at HBO, together with with the deletion of exhibits and movies from the system to better tailor its offerings. The moves arrive ahead of HBO Max’s merger with Discovery+.
The debut of “House of the Dragon” also will come as Amazon nears the release of “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Electric power” sequence.