The renewal comes days after the sequence premiere 

Less than a week after the official sequence premiere, (*2*) has been renewed for a second season at HBO. The Game of Thrones prequel will delve deeper into the story of House Targaryen for one other season following the conclusion of its 10-episode debut season.

“We are past proud of what the complete ‘House of the Dragon’ crew has achieved with season one,” Francesca Orsi, government vp of HBO Programming, mentioned in an announcement. “Our phenomenal solid and crew undertook an enormous problem and exceeded all expectations, delivering a present that has already established itself as must-see-TV.”

House of the Dragon reportedly set a brand new document for most viewers throughout an HBO sequence premiere, drawing in an viewers of 10 million in a single night time. And since then, the whole viewer depend has risen to twenty million, the community shared.

The Game of Thrones franchise is not any stranger to breaking information, having introduced in 13.6 million viewers in the preliminary airing of the divisive sequence finale in 2019. House of the Dragon rewinds 200 years earlier than the hit present takes place and is customized from George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” half of the “A Song of Ice and Fire” sequence.

“Palace intrigue, and questions of succession and legitimacy, have been, of course, an enormous half of Game of Thrones

, however removed from the solely half. And they have been solely generally even near the most enjoyable half of a given stretch of that sequence,” Rolling Stone wrote in a overview of House of the Dragon’s first episode.

“Building an entire present round this topic, and filling all of it with a gang of principally dour Targaryens, provides the complete undertaking the air of the Star Wars prequels, which vastly expanded the function of the self-serious Jedi knights with out additionally making room for the humanity and humor of a Han Solo kind. Game of Thrones had a rueful sense of humor to associate with its violence and thoughts video games, and extremely quotable characters like Tyrion and Cersei. None of that wit or power is current right here.”

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