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HBO TV Show Ratings (updated 5/19/15)

hbo-tv-show-ratings-24While HBO execs aren’t tied to the ratings like regular commercial channels, they have to air programs that will keep viewers subscribed. Which of their shows will be cancelled or renewed? We’ll have to wait and see.

Scripted HBO shows listed: Boardwalk Empire, The Comeback, Eastbound & Down, Game of Thrones, Getting On, Girls, Hello Ladies, Jonah from Tonga, The Leftovers, Looking, The Newsroom, Silicon Valley, Togetherness, True Blood, True Detective, and Veep.

Last update: Most recent ratings for Silicon Valley, Veep, and Game of Thrones added.

There’s lots of data that HBO execs look at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series. The ratings for initial airings don’t play as large a role as they do on commercial stations but they are still an indication of how popular a show is. Here’s an updated listing of HBO’s recent/current primetime scripted shows.

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