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‘House of the Dragon’ Renewed for Season 2 Following Season 1 Explosive Debut

By Rishabh Shandilya
August 26,2022

After the unprecedented success of the Game of Thrones spin-off’s HBO debut, the second season of House of the Dragon was quickly confirmed. After the uproar over the conclusion of season 8 of Game of Thrones, the studio’s plans to remake more of George R. R. Martin’s books were in jeopardy.

A look at the ratings, however, shows different. In House of the Dragon, we see the triumphs and tragedies of the Targaryen family as they usher in a new dynasty and a fresh chance at the Iron Throne.

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House of the Dragon council meeting

HBO Renewed The Show for Season 2

Fans were eagerly awaiting the premiere of House of the Dragon, wondering whether the precursor to Game of Thrones would live up to the lofty standards set by its parent series. House of the Dragon finally premiered on HBO this Sunday after a lengthy hiatus, and the show did not disappoint.

Crucial Game of Thrones reveals was featured, and popular personalities like Daemon Targaryen as well as Princess Rhaenyra popped up right away. The first episode of House of the Dragon managed to amass nearly 10 million watchers, making it the most watched debut in HBO history.

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Daemon Targaryen

Considering the incredible success of the debut, HBO has made it official: House of the Dragon will return for a second season. This bit of news arrives only days before the premiere of the second episode. There is currently no confirmed information on the premiere date, filming schedule, or returning cast and crew for House of the Dragon season 2.

“We are beyond proud of what the entire House of the Dragon team has accomplished with season one,” “Our phenomenal cast and crew undertook a massive challenge and exceeded all expectations, delivering a show that has already established itself as must-see-TV.”

It seemed obvious that House of the Dragon would be renewed for a second season after its favorable reception and groundbreaking launch. HBO’s breaking the good news may encourage the production of season 2 to go forward.

HBO will certainly not wish to keep fans waiting too long for more after seeing the strong reaction to the Game of Thrones spinoff drama. House of the Dragon Season 2 may finally get underway, with a planned launch targeted for 2023 or 2024.