In terms of ratings, FWIW, the finale performed a fraction of a percentage lower than the premiere (4.14 vs 4.19 – which means that just over 4 % of all television sets in the country were set to HBO when Thrones was on).
Hear Me Roar: This was a peculiar season. So many leaks of all sorts, and unusually swinging viewership number. I guess we will be able to say something more once we compare it to the next season – or then again, perhaps not. Either way, expect a graphic representation of the numbers in a couple of days.