Game of Thrones’ finale broke ratings records, but will the final season win Emmys? - 05-21


Over the past few months, many thinkpieces were written about how the end of Game of Thrones signaled the end of Event TV, the end of water-cooler television. Like, Game of Thrones was basically the only show that everybody watched and everyone had an opinion about. It definitely was a spectacle and a ratings juggernaut, but I’m sure there will be more shows like that. At least, I hope so. Anyway, the Game of Thrones finale broke records for ratings and viewership: