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'Game of Thrones' season 5 premiere: How high could ratings go?
'Game of Thrones' season 5 premiere: How high could ratings go?

Where will Tyrion Lannister turn up in Sunday's season 5 premiere of "Game of Thrones"? Maybe the far-roaming dwarf played by Peter Dinklage will be counting all the viewers in what could well be a record-buster for HBO's fantasy epic. "GoT," based on the books by George R.R. Martin, has been building its audience steadily since it premiered back in 2011 with just 2.2 million tuning in, according to Nielsen. Last year's season 4 opener was the biggest yet: 6.6 million viewers during the 9 p.m. initial airing. And the series kept building momentum: Episode 7 hit an all-time high of 7.2 million for the first run (a couple of other episodes last year...

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