15 Game of Thrones Facts and Statistics (2020) | By the Numbers



Game of Thrones facts and statistics

Here are a few of the most interesting Game of Thrones facts and statistics I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Game of Thrones facts and statisticsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Game of Thrones facts come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%

Game of Thrones Facts

  • Website: www.hbo.com/game-of-thrones
  • Debut: April 17, 2011
  • Creators: D. B. Weiss and David Benioff
  • Network: HBO
  • Genre: Fantasy, Drama
  • Seasons: 8
  • Based On: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin
  • Premiere Date of Game of Thrones Season 8: April 14, 2019

Game of Thrones Statistics

Number of Game of Thrones season 8 premiere viewers:

17.4 million


Number of people that watched the Game of Thrones series finale:

19.3 million viewers


Current Game of Thrones record for most viewers:

Season 8, Episode 5 "The Bells" on 5/12/19 (18.4 million viewers)

Last updated 5/15/19


Reported number of times the Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere was pirated:

54 million times


Reported budget for Game of Thrones season 8:

$90 million


Average amount that will be spent per episode on Game of Thrones season 8:

$15 million per episode


Average amount that was spent per episode on Game of Thrones season 1:

$6 million per episode


Number of times the Game of Thrones final season trailer was viewed in its first 24 hours:

81 million times


Number of times the Game of Thrones season 7 trailer was viewed in its first 24 hours:

61 million times


How many people watched the Game of Thrones season 7 premiere?

over 30 million


How many people watched the Game of Thrones pilot episode?

2.22 million


Number of Emmys Game of Thrones has been nominated for:

132

Last updated 4/13/19


Number of Emmys won by Game of Thrones:

47

Last updated 4/13/19


Average amount the 5 stars of Game of Thrones (Kit Harrington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headley and Nikolaj Coster-Waldu) are reportedly earning per Season 8 episode:

$1.2 million


Estimated amount that businesses will lose in productivity the day after the Game of Thrones finale:

$3.3 billion

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