How Westworld Dominated the Conversation on Social Media This Fall

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While Netflix's Stranger Things took over social TV conversations over the summer, HBO's Westworld dominated the fall.

After premiering in October, the sci-fi reboot of a Michael Crichton film aired to astounding numbers. It averaged 11.7 million viewers throughout the season, beating out Game of Thrones, according to Polygon, during its first season.

Westworld had the most-watched season premiere ever for an original HBO series.

Between the millions of viewers tuning in each week, fans of the show also took to social media to discuss and dissect theories, plots and twists.



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