Martin and Clarke give some behind-the-scenes details about the Game of Thrones sequel in the works, and Gwendoline Christie weighs in as well.
As HBO is preparing to launch of a Game of Thrones prequel series, the network also is exploring a potential sequel centered around one of the original series’ most recognizable characters, Kit Harington’s Jon Snow. The project is still in exploratory stages, sources said.
BAYEUX, France (AP) — Famously, Arya Stark always preferred her sword Needle to needlework. Still, even she would be impressed with the giant tapestry now on show in France that […]
Hold your dragons, Game of Thrones fans, another prequel of the hugely popular fantasy series is eyeing a green light. HBO is close to giving a pilot order to a GoT prequel from author and GoT co-executive producer George R.R. Martin and Colony co-creator/exec producer Ryan Condal, which is set 300 years before the events in Game of Thrones and tracks the beginning of the end for House Targaryen.
When the Emmy nominations are released Tuesday, the HBO fantasy saga could be in the running for television’s top honor for its eighth and final season. It’s earned three previous top drama series awards and is the defending champ.
The final season of Game of Thrones triggered strong reactions, with loyal viewers questioning everything from the writing to the lighting. The hit HBO drama from creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss concluded Sunday night. The ending was polarizing to say the least, with reactions burning up Twitter.
The pay channel said the 17.4 million viewers who watched Sunday’s episode either on TV or online represent a season-opening high for the fantasy saga. HBO Now also posted its biggest streaming night ever, the channel said Monday.
The channel is well into the hunt for a worthy successor, with one possibility an untitled prequel to “Game of Thrones” created by Martin and Jane Goldman and starring Naomi Watts. Set to begin shooting a pilot in June, it’s among several potential “Thrones” spinoffs being weighed, with discussions at HBO about “how many is too many,” said programming chief Casey Bloys.
The curtain came down on an era for HBO Wednesday night as it hosted a massive final season premiere event for Game of Thrones. The screening of the first of the show’s last six episodes was a spectacle unto itself. Radio City Music Hall was packed with industryites and celebrities who are far removed from the Seven Kingdoms.
NEW YORK (AP) — “Game of Thrones” fans, get ready. HBO announced Sunday night that the eighth and final season will begin on April 14. In a one minute and […]
HBO has officially kicked off marketing for the eighth and final season of the fantasy epic, the biggest hit in its history.
NEW YORK (AP) — HBO’s “Game of Thrones” set yet another audience record Sunday with its seventh-season finale. Nielsen says an all-time high of 12.1 million viewers were tuned in […]
In what’s sure to be another devastating turn of events for HBO, the newest episode of Game Of Thrones has leaked online, four days ahead of schedule.
NEW DELHI (AP) — An India-based media technology company said Wednesday that it regrets the recent leak of an episode of the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones” by four of its […]
The expanded landscape of television has room for both Game of Thrones and Twin Peaks, and many more besides, but their temporary overlap poses a conundrum: Not just which to watch live and which to stream later, but which direction TV is headed, and whether it’s possible to head in both at once.
The Game of Thrones Season 7 premiere broke ratings records on HBO Sunday night. The episode drew 16.1 million total viewers, including 10.1 million who watched on the linear channel and the rest coming from DVR and streaming.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fans of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” will have the chance to immerse themselves in their favorite show next summer. The show’s fan site Watchers on the […]
HBO’s Game of Thrones was the most-pirated TV series in 2015, according to copyright and privacy news site Torrent Freak. This is the fourth year the Emmy-winning drama has retained this crown, with an estimated 14,400,000 illegal downloads. That’s nearly double the estimated 8,100,000 illegal downloads that Torrent Freak reported it had last year.
With Andy Samberg emceeing, Viola Davis became the first African-American woman to win best actress in drama series at Sunday night’s Emmy Awards, while Jon Hamm won for best actor after seven previous nominations. HBO took 14 awards with Game of Thrones named best drama and Veep best comedy.
HBO programming chief Michael Lombardo said at the Television Critics Association summer meeting yesterday that the drama series’ producers are leaning toward three more seasons after the just-concluded season five.
A controversial end to the fifth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones led to huge ratings, and viewers also took to Twitter to sound off. Sunday night’s episode generated 436,000 total tweets three hours before, during and three hours after the episode, according to Nielsen Social, up 79% from 243,000 tweets for the season four finale on the same night a year ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rape is dramatic. No wonder it’s a tried-and-true device for TV drama. It’s certainly a staple of “Game of Thrones,” the wildly popular HBO series whose […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S. senator is among those condemning a rape scene on HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” In a comment tweeted Tuesday, Sen. Claire McCaskill described the sexual […]
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois University is offering a course this semester on the HBO series “Game of Thrones.” The University Honors Program calls the class “Game of Thrones, […]