Updated: Ned Who? 'Game of Thrones' Soars To Ratings Highs in Season Finale

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June 21st, 2011

Anyone worrying Game of Thrones would drop in its finale due to the dramatic ending (and killing off of a a favorite) in the penultimate episode of the season need worry no more. It scored 3.041  million viewers, a season high. GoT also scored a season high with adults 18-49 with a 1.4 rating.

Here are the season one ratings:

All ratings are Live+SD (same day DVR viewing) of the first telecast of the episodes.

Date Episode Name Viewers(Millions) Adults 18-49 Rating
April 17, 2011 (Series Premiere) Winter Is Coming 2.222 0.9
April 24, 2011 The Kingsroad 2.202 1
May 1, 2011 Lord Snow 2.438 1.1
May 8, 2011 Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things 2.451 1.1
May 15, 2011 The Wolf and the Lion 2.58 1.2
May 22, 2011 A Golden Crown 2.444 1.2
May 29, 2011 You Win or You Die 2.396 0.9
June 5, 2011 The Pointy End 2.715 1.2
June 12, 2011 Baelor 2.664 1.2
June 19, 2011 (Season One Finale) Fire and Blood 3.041 1.4

For anyone wanting to compare the two, here are the first season results for Boardwalk Empire:

Date Viewers (Millions) Adults 18-49 Rating
September 19, 2010 (Series Premiere) 4.809 2.0
September 26, 2010 3.329 1.5
October 3, 2010 3.406 1.4
October 10, 2010 2.572 1.1
October 17, 2010 2.85 1.3
October 24, 2010 2.812 1.2
October 31, 2010 2.67 1.2
November 7, 2010 3.213 1.5
November 14, 2010 2.984 1.2
November 21, 2010 3.049 1.3
November 28, 2010 3.004 1.1
December 5, 2010 (Season Finale) 3.294 1.3

Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2011 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

 
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