Oh, what a finale. HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones has finished its sixth series, the series finale drawing 1.83 million views on Monday night, with audiences expected to double as people watch it on catch up.
Overall, the sixth season averaged more than 5 million views per episode, an increase of nearly 41% on last series, cementing the adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series as one of the most watched Sky entertainment programmes ever. Abroad, too, the show was a hit, the sixth series of the show averaging 1 million viewers per episode in Italy and just under 600,000 in Germany.