1. Sunday's series finale of"Game of Thrones"drew13.6 million viewers for its initial airing. And if you add in replays and early streaming, that figure climbs to 19.3 million. Both set new records . . . not just for"Game of Thrones", but for HBO's entire history.
The previous highs were set by last week's episode, which delivered 12.48 million viewers for its debut airing, and a first-night total of 18.4 million.
According to HBO,"Game of Thrones"Season Eight isaveraging44.2 millionoverSeason Seven.
2. Someone made amash-upof all the main characters from"Game of Thrones"rapping the lyrics toVanilla Ice's"Ice Ice Baby". It's called"A Song of Vanilla Ice and Fire", a reference to the original book series,"A Song of Ice and Fire".
It includes The Hound grunting, quote, "Turn out the lights, and I'll glow," with Cersei adding, "To the extreme, I rock a mic like a vandal."