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    Game of Thrones huge hit also in the Netherlands

    3 augustus 2017

    After the US and the rest of the world, Game of Thrones is becoming ever more popular in our country too. Last month, the series started its seventh season which can be watched in the Netherlands through Ziggo Movies & Series L and XL On Demand. In total twice as many fans watched the first two episodes of the new season, compared to the first two of the sixth season of Game of Thrones. The first episode of the seventh season saw viewing figures soar to over 20 percent. 

    Fans watched opening en masse

    The first episodes of the new season of the internationally praised hit series came out with great stuff for its viewers. Dramatic revelations and magnificent reunions filled the evening of the excited fans. Each Monday at 9 p.m., the day after the broadcast in the United States, Ziggo Movies & Series L and XL has a new episode available of the seventh season of Game of Thrones. Subscribers can also watch the six previous seasons at their leisure on the On Demand channel, which contains the entire HBO library as well as series from other networks, like the hit series Billions from Showtime.

    High-quality on demand content

    Last month, Ziggo saw an enormous upswing in viewing trends. Viewers were preparing for the new season, which resulted in a huge increase in the number of viewers watching the first six seasons for the first or the umpteenth time. Wiliam Linders, Director Content and Programming, commented on the strong results: "We are proud that we are able to bring a series as popular as Game of Thrones to the Netherlands and to have the episodes available for all our viewers so quickly after they have been broadcasted in the United States. The exceptionally high number of viewers watching Game of Thrones and the increasing popularity of our other series demonstrate that there is a huge market for high-quality on demand content."

    About Ziggo Movies & Series

    Fans of Game of Thrones rightly choose Ziggo. In the Netherlands all seasons of the series can be watched with Ziggo with the Ziggo Movies & Series XL or L package. Season 7 is available on demand via your media box as of 17 July 2017, a mere 24 hours after the release in America, and through Ziggo GO on pc, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Stay posted of all the latest Game of Thrones news through the Ziggo Movies & Series channels on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and on www.ziggo.nl/got