GAME OF THRONES MEDIA ALERT April 14 2015.
Yesterday’s premiere of the fifth season of worldwide phenomenon Game of Thrones broke ratings records making it the most watched series in Australian subscription television history.
A combined cumulative average audience of 553,000 Foxtel viewers tuned into the first episode yesterday – a huge 76 percent increase on last season.
The episode screened live with over 170 countries at 11am (242,000) followed by a prime-time encore at 7.30pm (311,000).
A consolidated cumulative figure incorporating all screenings of the series will be finalised in 10 days.