Monthly Archives June 2011

Season finale sets a ratings high

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The finale of the first season of Game of Thrones has set a series high in ratings! James Hibberd reports that the initial viewing attracted 3 million viewers. The encore added the usual 900k netting a total of 3.9 million … Continue reading

Recap round-up: Episode 10

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Here are the notable recaps and reviews of episode 10 of Game of Thrones: Book Readers James Hibberd – EW James Poniewozik – TIME Mo Ryan – AOL TV Todd VanDerWerff – A.V. Club Jace Lacob – Televisionary Myles McNutt … Continue reading

Post-finale live chat with critics and bloggers

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This live chat, presented by The Daily Beast, will feature TV critics Jace Lacob, James Poniewozik, Maureen Ryan, Myles McNutt, as well as Elio and Linda from Westeros.org and yours truly! Join us at 2PM ET/11 AM PT on Monday … Continue reading

Episode 10 – Fire and Blood – Recap

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And now it ends. For 10 months or so anyway. This first season has been quite the ride. And it ended with a bang tonight. What did everyone think? My recap and thoughts are after the break. Feel free to … Continue reading

Episode 10 – Fire and Blood – New Viewers Recap

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Game of Thrones season one has come to a close. And if you new viewers are anything like us readers, you are ready to start season two immediately. Unfortunately you will have to wait until next year for that (unless, … Continue reading

Episode 10 – Fire and Blood – Open Chat

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The end is nigh. The season finale of Game of Thrones‘ first season is almost here. In just a few hours we will be forced to wait almost a year for a new episode. So let’s savor these last 53 … Continue reading

Quick Hits: Nuggets of fun and a fake casting warning

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First off, a couple of reaction videos, here and here. [Ep. 109 SPOILERS!] Then, a spoof reaction to the same event as part of the Hitler-finds-out meme. [Ep. 109 SPOILERS!] We saw that one coming from a mile away. More fun: … Continue reading

Game of Thrones at Comic-Con

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If you’ll recall, last year at this time the internet was fraught with speculation over whether or not HBO would showcase Game of Thrones at the annual Comic-Con in San Diego. It didn’t work out last year, partly due to … Continue reading

Season two filming to start July 25

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HBO has announced that the second season of Game of Thrones will start shooting on July 25th in Belfast, Northern Ireland. They note that other locations will be announced as they are confirmed. Cast, writers and directors will also be … Continue reading

Episode 10 preview

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The conclusion of season one of Game of Thrones is almost upon us. Take a peek at what is in store for this final installment in the episode 10 preview vid. View on YouTube

Benioff and Weiss talk season two

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Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are currently in Belfast, knee-deep in pre-production for season two of Game of Thrones. They took some time out of their schedule to chat with the Los Angeles Times about how the work is … Continue reading

Curtain Call: Sean Bean

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“You think my life is such a precious thing to me, that I would trade my honor for a few more years… of what? You grew up with actors. You learned their craft, and you learned it well. But I … Continue reading



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