House of the Dragon has solely simply begun, however the Targaryen Civil War has already been prolonged. HBO has introduced that the sequence.
HBO introduced that Ryan Condal and George RR Martin’s House of the Dragon has been renewed for a second season of tales about the notorious inbred dragon-riding household of Westeros. In an announcement on the renewal, Francesca Orsi, HBO’s govt vice chairman of programming, sang House of Dragon’s praises and expressed confidence in the means of the inventive crew behind the present to inform compelling tales.
The information comes after only one episode of the sequence – which takes place 200 years earlier than the occasions of Game of Thrones – premiered on HBO and HBO Max, however is not solely shocking given the success of its predecessor.
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The first episode, which aired on August 21, was the greatest premiere in HBO Max historical past with almost 10 million viewers on opening night time. Ironically, this proved to be a bit a lot for the streaming service, as a number of thousand customers had been unable to observe attributable to the app crashing.
While it is unlikely that the numbers will keep this excessive for the complete 10-episode season, long-term Game of Thrones followers will at the least have extra House of the Dragon to look ahead to due to the affirmation of Season 2.
It’s the first Game of Thrones spin- off to hit tv, with a number of different concepts pitched, developed and dropped, together with a Long Night prequel that HBO spent $30 million on.
Seriously, 10 million folks watched it on Sunday night time, and one other 10 million have since watched it by way of HBO Max and On Demand, a bona fide success hit by any trendy metric – and much more spectacular whenever you keep in mind how good the final season of Game of Thrones was.
But Daenerys’ hasty heel flip apparently did not deter anybody from wanting to take a look at what these platinum blonde Targaryens had been as much as, which was largely tearing Westeros aside in a combat for the Iron Throne between Rhaenyra, the king’s direct daughter and named inheritor and Daemon, the king’s brother and closest male in line.
“Our phenomenal solid and crew rose to an enormous problem and exceeded all expectations, delivering a present that has already established itself as must-see tv,” stated Orsi. “An enormous thanks to George, Ryan and Miguel [Sapochnik] for guiding us on this journey. We could not be extra excited to proceed bringing the epic saga of House Targaryen to life with Season 2.”