HBO Renews ‘Game of Thrones' For Season Two

2.2 million watched premiere Sunday night
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Just two days after its premiere, HBO has renewed Games of Thrones for a second season.

The series debut on Sunday at 9 p.m. was watched by 2.2 million
total viewers. The 10:05 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. replays combined for a total audience of 4.2 million across all three airings.

"We are delighted by the way David Benioff and D.B. Weiss
have brought George R.R. Martin's amazing book series to the screen, and
thrilled by the support of the media and our viewers," said Michael Lombardo,
president, HBO Programming. "This is the continuation of an exciting
creative partnership."

Game of Thrones is
based on the bestselling fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire by George
R.R. Martin.

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