The GoT Premiere Was So Exciting People Stopped Watching Porn
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Season 6 of "Game of Thrones" premiered Sunday, April 24. And while the events of this episode weren't particularly sexy, the HBO show is well known for its sensual scenes.
Here's a very professional recap of the entire episode.
Scenes like this:
Oh, and also this:
Point is, the show deals with a lot of sex.
But what's even more interesting is that during the one-hour premiere*, Pornhub traffic dropped by 4 percent.
*Adjusted for time zone differentials.
And with an estimated 2.4 million users per hour, a 4 percent drop means 96,000 people decided to tune into GoT rather than get their Sunday evening freak on. Now that's devoted fandom.
After the premiere, character-specific searches skyrocketed up to an astounding 370 percent.
Which is not exactly a surprising statistic, considering exhibits A-C above.
And if Season 6 is anything like those that came before, Pornhub can expect a few more viewership drops in weeks to come.