The Battle of Winterfell Continues Among 'Game of Thrones' Fans and Critics

The Battle of Winterfell Continues Among 'Game of Thrones' Fans and Critics

(This is pretty much spoiler-free, but you really need to watch the episode immediately)

The third episode from the final season of Game of Thrones was truly an event. ”The Long Night” contained off one of the most action-packed 82 minutes in the history of TV or film.

But something this huge and consequential also runs the risk of producing some very divisive reactions. It seems like for every “That was incredible,” there was an equal and opposite “Worst episode ever.”

Millions watched the 'Game of Thrones' Season 8 premiere, but not everyone was happy

Millions watched the 'Game of Thrones' Season 8 premiere, but not everyone was happy

There is no question that the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones is an event. The hype, which we looked at last week, was overwhelming as everyone anticipated the debut of Season 8’s first episode.

But what does a Game of Thrones hangover look like for millions of fans? We dug into the online engagement of the day after every debut episode and here’s what we found:

A Jargon-Free Explainer of Why AI is The Future of Local News

A Jargon-Free Explainer of Why AI is The Future of Local News

If you are in media and have attended any conferences in the past year, your buzzword bingo cards are full of phrases like “Let’s unpack that” and “swim-lanes,” as well as the requisite “data-driven approach.” So, let’s stay in our swim lane and unpack what it means to be “data-driven” in the AI age of media… in non-buzz talk.