'Game Of Thrones' Ratings On April 14 Break Records

04/16/2013 12:56 pm ET | Updated Apr 16, 2013

"Game of Thrones" ratings were the higher than ever on Sunday, April 14.

The third episode of "Game of Thrones" Season 3 brought 4.7 million viewers to HBO and across two plays, the series had 5.8 million viewers, according to HBO. In its final moments, the episode featured a shocking moment for a major character.

Meanwhile, the premiere of "Veep" was down slightly to 1.2 million viewers compared to the series premiere last year (1.4 million viewers).

"Game of Thrones" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on HBO and "Veep" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET on HBO.

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