Game Of Thrones S8E1 recap: Nudity and other throwbacks to season one

Game Of Thrones Ed Sheeran and Maisie Williams

So you've watched episode 1 of the final season of Game of Thrones (check out our full recap here) and you're looking at a long, cold week until the second episode airs next Sunday on HBO.

In addition, te HBO NOW streaming service saw a jump of approximately 50% in viewing when compared to last season's finale and almost doubled (97%) when compared to the seventh season premiere.

For reference, the show's seventh season averaged 10.26 million viewers in its initial airings and 32.8 million with streaming, DVR viewing, on-air replays, and on-demand included.

On social media, last night's premiere was the most-Tweeted-about episode of Game of Thrones ever, with more than five million Tweets, and 11 million mentions throughout the course of the weekend.

Orioles' Chris Davis ends his record-breaking hitless slump
It marked his first home run since blasting one against ex-teammate Zack Britton and the Yankees on August 24 of last season. Back in 2013, Davis won the Silver Slugger Award, when he put the entire league on notice with 53 homers and 138 RBI.

Streaming viewers were up in particular: HBO NOW saw a 50% jump in viewers from last season's finale, and 97% increase from last season's premiere. Tweeters beware! Spoilers are coming!

Before we get out of here to go score some more of that limited edition Mountain Dew, why don't we take a look at the numbers related to the GAME OF THRONES premieres of yesteryear?

Monday mornings are going to be all things Game of Thrones for the next few weeks. Wondering why? Let us tell you in detail- In of the scenes from the first episode, Bran catches Jaime Lannister and his sister, Cersei having sex. Who do you think will sit atop the Iron Throne once all is said and done?

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