Twitter has confirmed that The Long Night, the third episode in the series’ final season, “was the most tweeted about episode of scripted television ever with nearly 8 million tweets.”
Fans posted some 7.8 million tweets throughout the 82-minute long episode, which included an epic 67-minute battle scene in Winterfell that saw the show’s heroes going against the Night King, his White Walkers and a seemingly never-ending number of wights.
The most tweeted about characters from the episode were: Arya, the Night King, Bran, Jon Snow and Cersei.
In case you were wondering, the second most tweeted about episode was also from Game of Thrones – according to Variety, the season 8 premiere on April 14 drew over 5 million tweets.
There have been some 52 million tweets about the show to date as we reach the halfway mark of the final season.