Game of Thrones drove a lot of subscribers to HBO. Will they remain now that the show is over?. Spinoffs are in the works, but this stage of the Game of Thrones phenomena has come to an end. Despite some negative reception to the final season, the show captivated audiences, with the series finale setting an HBO ratings record at 19.3 million. But with no more episodes coming on Sunday nights, there was predictably talk on social media about people considering dropping their HBO subscriptions.