HBO lost more than half of its adult viewers after Game of Thrones ended. The hit series, based on George RR Martin’s novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, became a cultural phenomenon over eight seasons on HBO. The quality in the early seasons was unparalleled, if quite a few game of Thrones Fans will admit that some of the quality dropped off as the show got into the later seasons.
game of Thrones helped take HBO to new heights when it became one of the most watched networks in North America. Many socialmediagossips have left the network, according to a new report game of Thrones Season 8 ended. 12 million socialmediagossips watched the series finale and apparently stopped watching HBO. The network reportedly lost 51% of its adult audience (ages 18-49) after the series finale mentioned above, and analysts believe that is all because of that game of Thrones.
The same report states that HBO has lost 38% of its total viewers compared to 2019. Now they are going out of their way to promote HBO Max and those falling numbers most likely prove why they have been so aggressive in their marketing and media announcements. Warner Bros. shocked the entertainment industry when they announced that all of their 2021 theatrical releases would premier simultaneously on HBO Max at no additional cost to subscribers. Whether or not all of their slate will be cleared this way for 2021 is unclear after it sparked an intense backlash.
The previous success of HBO was largely based on game of Thrones. Even the critically acclaimed Guardian Series wasn’t enough to support the network. With that said, there are a few Game of Thrones spin-offs on the wayand many hope that fans will return to HBO to see these new stories starring unfamiliar characters. While the excitement for the spin-offs is high, fans are still more than a bit bitter when it comes to how the original series ended.
The Game of Thrones series finale is one of the most controversial episodes in TV history. It immediately sparked a backlash from ardent fans who urged HBO to hire a new group of show runners and writers to completely re-run the eighth season in total. Millions of socialmediagossips signed petitions to get the network to fix things again, even though everyone knew it wasn’t a realistic option. Will HBO return to successful audience numbers with the spin-offs in the future? Only time will tell as HBO Max is the only focus moving forward. diversity was the first to report that HBO lost more than half of its adult viewers afterwards game of Thrones completed.
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