The show's Sunday premiere drew 9.98 million viewers in the United States across HBO's platform, making it "the largest audience for any new original series in the history of HBO".
Parent company WarnerMedia in a statement confirms the deal, which is reported to be worth "mid-eight figures" dollars, without specifying whether additional "Thrones" content would emerge from it.
Diana Rigg, who won Emmy, Tony and Bafta awards during her lengthy career on both sides of the Atlantic, passed away six months after being diagnosed with cancer.
"House of the Dragon" will take place 300 years before the events of "Game of Thrones," a medieval fantasy series that became a global phenomenon before it ended its eight-season run in May.
The new show in George RR Martin's epic fantasy world, 'House of the Dragon' will be set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones and is based on the book "Fire and Blood."
Both the looks and the temperature were red-hot Sunday on the Emmys red carpet, where Hollywood's top stars battled the heat and humidity to bring their fashion A-game.
The fantasy television series has 14 contenders across seven categories for Sunday's award ceremony.
HBO's fantasy epic enraged fans with its bumpy conclusion but still trounced the competition at the small-screen equivalent of the Oscars.
This article contains spoilers for Game of Thrones and the Avengers Endgame.
Rozi Khan, a waiter, who took social media by storm for his resemblance to “Game of Thrones” actor Peter Dinklage who plays Tyrion Lannister, longs to meet his doppelganger.
The Season 8 premiere of "Game of Thrones" drew a record 17.4 million US television viewers, cable channel HBO says.
Nebraska entomologist Brett Radcliffe says he's a fan of the HBO series, but ultimately chose the names to draw attention to biodiversity and the number of undiscovered species.
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