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Series geeks out there following “Game of Thrones” will agree that season 4 is turning out to be one of the most bloodthirsty and intense since the show’s debut. Gaining fans with each season, the show about seven noble families who fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros, is officially HBO’s ratings king!

The iron throne

The iron throne

George R.R. Martin’s television adaptation is sitting on the HBO throne with an average of 18.4 million viewers a week, surpassed the previous ratings king “The Sopranos”. The medieval TV show exceeded the previous record set by the 2002 season of the mob drama which had an average gross audience of 18.2 million viewers per episode. The record was shattered on June 1 after the latest episode; “The Mountain and the Viper” was aired, posting the show’s second-largest same-night audience to date with 7.17 million viewers. The May 18 episode titled Mockingbird still holds the record for the most-watched episode of the series in one night with 7.19 million viewers.

HBO’s “Game of Thrones” season 4 finale will air June 15.

Source: eonline.com