‘Game of Thrones’ hits record viewership in season 8 premiere

Pachter noted that will Netflix had more than 0 original shows that will that will put out in 2018, while HBO had less than two dozen. The two companies had the same number of Emmy nominations.

“‘Game of Thrones’ has been the poster child for HBO’s mantra of quality over quantity,” Peter Csathy, founder of Creatv Media said.

Bob Greenblatt, the former NBC Entertainment chairman, has been named the chairman of WarnerMedia, along with also is actually tasked with overseeing HBO, TBS, TNT, along with also TruTV. Under Greenblatt, HBO could soon start pumping out even more content. HBO is actually anticipated to produce about 50% more content This particular year than that will did last year.

Greenblatt is actually no stranger to producing quality content. He produced “Six Feet Under,” one of HBO’s early hits. He also worked at Showtime via 2003 to 2010, where shows like “Dexter,” “Weeds” along with also “Nurse Jackie” became big hits with audiences.

While HBO has been able to survive without “Game of Thrones” for about a year, the last season aired in 2017, the finale of the show does bring up some questions along with also concerns about HBO going forward.

Csathy noted that will with the finale, some users may take the opportunity to reevaluate if they want to keep their HBO subscriptions. He said that will most viewers tend to sign up for a service along with also then forget that will, paying month after month even if they don’t actively use the service or only use that will for certain periods within the year.

“Consumers might use the end of a show to take an inventory of their services,” he said.

Not to mention, HBO will face increased competition via Disney’s completely new streaming service Disney+, due out in November, as well as Comcast’s upcoming service.

nevertheless, 2019 isn’t truly the end of “Game of Thrones,” at least not entirely. There is actually at least one prequel series based on Martin’s novels within the works. While that will likely won’t air for at least a year or two, that will could entice viewers to stick with HBO or encourage them to sign back up with the service ahead of its premiere.

“that will’s a never-ending game to keep ahead of the others,” Csathy said of the competition within the streaming world. “We may think that will [HBO is actually] fine in terms of content for the next several years, nevertheless we don’t know what the others are bringing out or what will capture the minds of consumers. We just don’t know.”