‘Game of Thrones’ Has 2nd-Highest Rated Episode; ‘Silicon Valley’ Up Slightly

'Game of Thrones' Has 2nd-Highest Rated Episode; 'Silicon Valley' Up Slightly

“Thrones” returns after a week off

“Game of Thrones” returned to 7.2 million viewers Sunday, earning its second-biggest audience so far. The season finale of “Silicon Valley,” meanwhile, was up slightly from its last new episode, finishing with 1.7 million viewers.

“Game of Thrones” originally airs at 9 p.m. Including a repeat, it had 8.2 million viewers. Combined with its replay, “Silicon Valley,” which airs originally at 10 p.m., had 2 million viewers for the night.

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“Veep” was on track with its last new episode, earning 1.1 million viewers at 10:30 and 1.3 million for the night

“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” dipped slightly from two weeks ago, but still earned nearly 1 million viewers at 11 and 1.2 million viewers for the night.

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Saturday night's telecast of the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony was up sharply from prior years, scoring 918,000 viewers.