Power BI | Basic reports exercise | Import two Game of Thrones tables and link them for a report

This exercise is provided to allow potential course delegates to choose the correct Wise Owl Microsoft training course, and may not be reproduced in whole or in part in any format without the prior written consent of Wise Owl.

Software ==> Power BI  (111 exercises)
Version ==> Latest update
Topic ==> Basic reports  (10 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Subject ==> Power BI training
Before you can do this exercise, you'll need to download and unzip this file (if you have any problems doing this, click here for help).

You need a minimum screen resolution of about 700 pixels width to see our exercises. This is because they contain diagrams and tables which would not be viewable easily on a mobile phone or small laptop. Please use a larger tablet, notebook or desktop computer, or change your screen resolution settings.

Create a new Power BI report, and load into it data from both worksheets in the workbook in the folder above:

Game of Thrones tables

You should see this in Model View.


Hide and rename columns to get a simpler data model:

Simple data model

Hide some columns, and rename the U.S. viewers (millions) column to get a tidier data model, as shown here.


Create a table to show average viewers by season:

Field well

Initially your table should show these columns in the field well.


Delete the extra date hierarchy fields added by Power BI to show the average viewers by season/year:

Average viewers by year

A table showing the average number of viewers of Games of Thrones episodes by season and year when first aired.


Format your table so that it looks prettier (it absolutely doesn't have to look like the example below!):

Game of Thrones final table

These are suggestions only! Someone has made changes to parts of the Title, Total and Column headers format sections for the table.

Save this report as GOT it.pbix, then close it down.

You can unzip this file to see the answers to this exercise, although please remember this is for your personal use only.
This page has 1 thread Add post
12 Jun 21 at 11:48

my average million viewers is coming as 5.95 million. this value repeats for every season. how can i  correct this to make it similar to the one in the above table. 

13 Jun 21 at 07:14

Hello! It sounds as though the tables in your data model aren't related to each other. Try creating a relationship between the First aired and Original air date columns. I hope that helps!