With 10.29 million viewers, the second episode of the final season of “Game of Thrones,” titled “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms,” is the fourth-largest episode in the history of the show in terms of linear audience, according to Nielsen’s preliminary figures.
Only the final season 8 premiere, the season seven finale (which garnered 12.07 million viewers), and the seventh episode of season seven (10.72 million) had more viewers than Sunday’s offering.
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According to HBO, Sunday’s episode amassed 15.9 million viewers across all platforms (linear, HBOGO and HBO NOW) which means it dropped 8.6% compared to last week’s 17.4 million. However, part of the difference can be attributed to the fact that...