– Season premiere is the most-watched episode in HBO Canada and Canadian Entertainment Specialty and Pay TV history –
– New episodes premiere Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET on HBO Canada –
"…remains one of the grandest shows on television" – Tony Wong, Toronto Star
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TORONTO, July 25, 2017 /CNW/ - It's official: GAME OF THRONES is King in the North and is destined to rule Canadian television this summer. The Season 7 premiere (July 16) of HBO's Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning series delivered a record-breaking final audience of more than 1.8 million viewers*, a 4% increase from the Season 6 premiere which held the previous record.
Season 7, Episode 1 is now the most-watched episode in HBO Canada, Canadian entertainment specialty, and Canadian Pay TV history. Entitled "Dragonstone," the season opener was also the most-watched television program in Canada on July 16*. The episode can be watched now on TMN GO and HBO Canada OnDemand.
In Episode 3, "The Queen's Justice," premiering Sunday, July 30 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO Canada, Daenerys holds court, while Cersei returns a gift, and Jaime learns from his mistakes.
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HBO Canada brings Canadians HBO's current slate of signature dramatic and comedic programs, together with new and never-before-seen programming including comedy series, live specials, sporting events, behind-the-scenes content and titles from HBO's extensive library – all in an uncut and commercial-free environment. HBO Canada is included with a subscription to The Movie Network, which is available across Canada through television service providers. HBO Canada is available in high definition on HBO Canada HD, and on HBO Canada OnDemand, a Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service. Throughout Canada HBO Canada programming is accessible on TMN GO, as well as on demand and online where available by service provider. For more information, please visit www.hbocanada.com. HBO Canada is a multiplex channel of The Movie Network. The Movie Network is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.
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