For once, the holiday didn’t hurt Game of Thrones.

No matter how much anticipation there is for an episode of HBO’s fantasy hit, the episode that airs after Memorial Day weekend typically takes a notable ratings dip. Coming back from a two-week break, Sunday’s “The Mountain and the Viper” averaged 7.2 million viewers for its premiere airing and 8.2 million for the night including repeats. That basically matches… Continue reading ‘Game of Thrones’ ratings strong for Mountain vs. Viper