Final season of GoT set for over one billion viewers

Joann Johnston
April 11, 2019

When a TV show like "Game of Thrones" can boast 33 million viewers each week, does marketing become besides the point, especially when the upcoming final season is sure to take the audience to new heights?

The playlist has 48 songs including "Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes, "Listen to the Lion" by Van Morrison and "Dire Wolf" by Grateful Dead - all song titles with strong links to the world of Game of Thrones.

Could be in one of the song titles?

Game of Thrones fans counting down the minutes until Sunday's season premiere just got luckier than Jon Snow during the Battle of the Bastards: They'll be able to get a glimpse of Westeros ahead of the series' final season return later that evening. Although based on Martin's series of novels "A Song of Ice and Fire", the show has long gone beyond Martin's books. "But they both have a deep inherent power".

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As CBS explains in the synopsis of Cooper's Sunday night segment: "Actor Kit Harington, who plays hero Jon Snow in the series, takes Cooper on a tour of a warehouse in Northern Ireland containing nearly every prop and costume from the series, stored like artifacts in a museum of Game of Thrones history". It also claimed that Jon Snow's death at the end of season five, was statistically improbable - and it pretty much was. "It matters a lot to us", said Weiss.

As for what they will be doing when the final episode airs on May 20? We're certainly happy we got through production without a leak.

"We'll be in an undisclosed location, turning off our phones and opening various bottles", said Weiss.

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