Cable & Telecom

Game of Thrones premier streams to a record for Bell

TORONTO – Bell Media reported Monday Game of Thrones season eight premier has conquered Canada as 2.9 million Canadians tuned in to the series’ final season premiere across HBO Canada or Crave’s linear, on demand, and streaming platforms.(The 2.9 million figure is a "duplicated reach" figure, which accounts for possible overlap between linear and digital viewership.)The premiere episode attracted a preliminary average audience of 2.1 million viewers, said the company’s press release and was the largest night of streaming activity ever for Crave digital platforms. New episodes of Game of Thrones are available Sundays at 9 p.m. ET, only on Crave/HBO...

Our industry and COVID-19

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