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'Game of Thrones,' 'Mad Men,' 'Killing' ratings remain steady


For the second episode of season 2, HBO’s Game of Thrones ratings remained steady.

Sunday’s hour delivered 3.8 million viewers – last week’s premiere had 3.9 million viewers. Last week’s premiere was a series-high number, and considering that TV series viewership typically drops post-premiere, retaining nearly all of the the debut audience is a strong accomplishment. The premiere’s total viewership has crept up to 7.5 million viewers.

EW’s recap of last night’s hour includes a Thrones band-name poll and asks whether Sunday’s episode went overboard with the sex scenes.

UPDATE: AMC’s Mad Men (2.8 million) and The Killing (1.8 million) ratings are in now too. Like Thrones, both held steady from last week, with Mad Men down just a tad and The Killing unchanged.

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