House of the Dragon: this new record set by the series buries The Rings of Power

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Both fantasy series House of The Dragon and Rings of Power were in direct competition during this end of summer; 2022. If the one produced by Amazon is far from unanimous, the program in ten episodes of HBO met a much more resounding success. And it is the world leader in audience measurement Nielsen who confirms it. 

House of the Dragon: this new record set by the series buries The Rings of Power

two cult universes that clash

Fans were over the moon. These are two fantasy giants who literally clashed: Game of Thrones, from the works of George R.R Martin , and The Lord of the Rings, from the genius of J.R.R Tolkien. Both programs were spin-offs. say programs taking place in the same universe but whose time period is different. WhenHouse of the Dragon was set approximately 200 years before the events of GoT, The Rings of Power took place near 3000 years before the original movies. 

House of the Dragon: this new record set by the series buries The Rings of Power

But if there is one series that stands out, it is that of HBO, more faithful to the books, better staged and more breathtaking. Not that Amazon's production is a bitter failure, but the figures revealed by the website, Nielsen, a reference in the audiovisual audiences, gave House of The Dragon the winner. 

doubled audiences compared to; The Rings of Power 

The website indeed reveals that the program broadcast streaming on HBO has surpassed one billion minutes viewed, over the period from October 17 to 23, i.e. over a single week. This is the period to which the very last episode of the Game of Thrones spin-off was published on the platform. This one was released October 23, the last day of the week measured by Nielsen. The finale even attracted the TV channel's largest audience since the end of Game of Thrones. 

House of the Dragon: this new record set by the series ;rie buries the Rings of Power

Over this same period, the Lord of the Rings spin-off has accumulated almost 570 million minutes viewed, almost less than half than its counterpart on HBO. everything, it must also be taken into account that the program of Amazon has been ; declined in eight episodes, against ten for House of The Dragon. Its final episode was also released. diffused a few days before the period recorded by Nielsen. 

These insane numbers for these series prove despite everything they managed to achieve; find their audience. If The Rings of Power is more controversial, the end of this first season shows that it was a gigantic plot. < /p>