On Sunday, September 18, 2022, HBO issued the fifth episode from the prequel series Game of Thrones, House of the Dragonwhose audience increased by 3% compared to the audience of episode 4, issued 9/11 (via Variety).
The media report reveals that the series is averaging 29 million viewers per episode domestically (USA). The statistics are a result of the combination of Nielsen analysis, with the number of streaming viewers HBO Maxand other HBO platforms.
- Specific total viewership figures for episode 5 have not been revealed.
- Episode 1 was viewed by 10 million viewers, across all platforms.
- Episode 2 was viewed by 10.2 million.
- There are no specific figures for episode 3.
- Episode 4 increased its viewership by 5%.
And in case you missed it, we tell you that due to a major time jump in history, House of the Dragon will change four of its actors, who will be replaced by other actors who will play more adult versions of the characters. We talk about Milly Alcock who plays Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Emily Carey como Alicent Hightower, Nova Fouellis-Mose as Laena Velaryon, and Theo Tate like Laenor Velaryon, who will be replaced by Emma D’Arcy, Olivia Cooke, Nanna Blondell, y John MacMillanrespectively.
All this will happen from the sixth episode of House of the Dragon.
The plot set in Westeros, will develop its events 200 years prior to the events portrayed in the acclaimed GoT series (before the fall of the Throne), and “will explore the beginning and end of House Targaryen.”
The first season of House of the Dragon consists of ten episodes, created and scripted by George R.R. Martin and Ryan County (Colony). Martin and Condal are also the executive producers.
House of the Dragon is based on the novel Fire & Blood by Martin, and has been in development since the fall of 2018. Miguel Sapochnik directs the pilot and some other episodes, the director is an old acquaintance of the world GoThaving directed episodes of the hit HBO series such as Battle of the Bastards (for which he won an Emmy for directing), The Long Night, among others. Sapochnik and Condal are the co-showrunners.