Reuters reports through Yahoo AU that the DVD sales of Game of Thrones have crushed a previous sales record for HBO. From the article in question:
Season one DVD sales reached about 350,000 units in the first seven days following its March 6 release, the network said on Thursday. That pace ranks ahead of other popular HBO series including “The Sopranos,” “Sex and the City” and “True Blood.”
Cue a geek celebration of enormous magnitude. There is something deeply satisfying about this news. As a fan of the TV series (and, now, the books), I worry about things like ratings and sales. There is so much story left to tell. With so many TV shows coming and going, I’m always afraid that HBO will pull the plug after the second season, or the third, or, dare I think it, the season right before the final moments of George R. R. Martin’s enormous story! That would be awful.
But we’ve got good news. Huge DVD sales. Good job, geeks! Now we just have to wait until April for Season Two…