There’s certainly no danger of this HBO series being cancelled. Game of Thrones has already been renewed through season six and it’s the cable channel’s most popular series. Last season’s ratings were up by about 40%. Will the numbers continue to soar or will they slip? Stay tuned.
Based on the best-selling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, Thrones is an epic story of treachery and nobility in a savage world — a place where summers and winters can last for years and the lust for power is eternal.
The large cast includes Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Aidan Gillen, Natalie Dormer, Stephen Dillane, Liam Cunningham, Carice van Houten, Indira Varma, Alfie Allen, John Bradley-West, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Kristofer Hivju, Hannah Murray, Conleth Hill, Gwendoline Christie, Jerome Flynn, Michiel Huisman, Nathalie Emmanuel, Dean-Charles Chapman, Tom Wlaschiha, Iwan Rheon, Michael McElhatton, Diana Rigg, and Iain Glen.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air but this one’s already been renewed. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
Final season averages: 3.52 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.88 million total viewers.
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For comparisons: The fourth season of Game of Thrones averaged a 3.7 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.84 viewers.
What do you think? Do you like the Game of Thrones TV series? Are you glad that it’s already been renewed through season six? Should that be the end?