BY SHAMAN MOMOH
The Game of Thrones’ season 5 shocking season finale drew the show’s largest audience ever.
The episode pulled 8.1 million viewers, according to Nielsen “live plus same-day” estimates, even though it aired at the same time as the NBA finals in most parts of the country.
The show had a 13% higher rating than last week’s episode (7.14 million) and last season’s finale (7.09 million). The finale also topped the Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings weekly list, with 436,000 relevant tweets seen by 5.1 million people.
To see other records broken by the TV show, see here.