Game of thrones is the very famous series of fantasy drama and was originally released in April 2011. The show was created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss based on the novel “A Game of thrones’. Five seasons till date have been released since 2011 and the sixth season was premiered on April 24, 2016 on HBO. HBO has been very cautious and did not reveal any trailers before the release.  The first episode premiered ‘The Red Woman’ got the highest ratings according to the HBO series ratings attracting 10.7 million viewers. 

Emilia Clarke and Joe Naufahu in ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6.

The series rating is based on the viewership totals of the on-air premiere, the first two repeats of the show and early returns streaming from the two TV channels, HBO Go and HBO Now. The ratings reported by the traditional and streaming rating metrics are a lot lesser than HBO series rating. Game of thrones has evidenced to be the most popular show once again breaking the viewership ratings.