Game of Thrones' season 8 premiere set new ratings and streaming records.
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The show aired the first of its final six episodes last night.
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The episode earned 17.4 million viewers overall.
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The series beat its own ratings-high, which was previously set by the season 7 finale.
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People were eager for more Game of Thrones after a two-year break between seasons.
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Fans came up with a LOT of theories about the show's ending between seasons.
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Now, with just five episodes left, the end is truly near for Game of Thrones.
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