In movies and tv shows, audience members are constantly bombarded with graphic images of sexual violence committed against women. While audience members may be troubled by these images, rarely are they questioned. As we all know, art imitates reality, and in reality, women face sexual violence every single day.
If you thought ‘Game of Thrones’ was undefeatable atop its own viewership throne, you may change your mind now that a new contender has risen up. According to HBO, its ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel series ‘House of the Dragon’ drew in a staggering 10 million viewers across all of its platforms on Sunday (Aug. 21), exceeding expectations and making it the most-watched TV series premiere in all of HBO’s history.