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HBO confirms Seville as filming location for Game of Thrones season five

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After much speculation and some not-quite-official confirmation this week, HBO confirmed today in an official press release that Game of Thrones will be filming season five in the province of Seville. HBO notes that details on the specific locations will … Continue reading

A Q&A with The Mountain, the Stark sisters at Glastonbury, and Jon Snow narrates for Wimbledon

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Sports Illustrated recently caught up with Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, who inherited the role of Ser Gregor Clegane in Season 4, more affectionately known as The Mountain. In the new interview Hafþór cleared up any varying reports of just how big … Continue reading

Quick Hits: Blinkbox sales surge, Game of Thrones at the Edinburgh TV Festival, and Westeros inspired wine

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Here are a few bits of recent news to round out your Saturday. The fourth season of Game of Thrones has been a huge success, becoming HBO’s most watched show ever, and continually breaking piracy records. Now Blinkbox is reporting … Continue reading

The scene that may never happen on Game of Thrones

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In a new interview, Entertainment Weekly‘s James Hibberd talks a controversial deviation from the books with a former Game of Thrones cast member, touching upon the big scene that many fans were hoping to see in the season four finale. … Continue reading

Queen Elizabeth II visits the Game of Thrones set in Northern Ireland

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Currently on a tour of Northern Ireland, Queen Elizabeth II visited the set of Game of Thrones in Belfast today. Joined by Prince Philip, the Queen toured the Paint Hall and met with many of the show’s cast and crew. … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 4 finale breaks piracy record

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For the third time this year, Game of Thrones Season 4 has set a new piracy record for the largest torrent swarm ever. Torrent Freak has reported that late Sunday night 254,114 people were sharing a single copy of “The … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 4 finishes with strong ratings from “The Children”

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The numbers are in, and last night’s episode of Game of Thrones, “The Children,” wrapped up Season 4 with 7.1 million viewers. This is a 32% increase over last year’s finale, and a slight increase over last week’s penultimate episode, … Continue reading

Alex Graves on the scene fans were expecting to see

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The season finale of Game of Thrones has everyone talking about what went down but most of all about what didn’t happen. Alex Graves, director of “The Children,” has addressed to Entertainment Weekly the speculation surrounding the possible inclusion and … Continue reading

Game of Thrones ratings dip slightly as “The Watchers on the Wall” faced heavy competition

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While Jon Snow and the Night’s Watch were going to battle against the Wildlings, last night’s episode of Game of Thrones was up against the NBA playoffs, the Tony Awards, and the Miss USA pageant. James Hibberd of Entertainment Weekly … Continue reading

It’s official: Game of Thrones is the most popular show in HBO’s history

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Update: It’s official, Game of Thrones has become the most-watched show in HBO’s history. James Hibberd of Entertainment Weekly is reporting that after Sunday’s episode the average gross audience is 18.4 million across all platforms. HBO has recently updated the … Continue reading

The Mountain and the Viper keep Game of Thrones ratings at series high

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James Hibberd from EW is reporting that the latest episode of Thrones was seen by 7.2 million people when it first aired on Sunday night. The repeat added another million to reach 8.2 million in total. Very cool, I approve. The … Continue reading

Mockingbird sends Game of Thrones to record heights

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This week we have it hot and straight from HBO, like wolf bread. For the fourth time this season, a new series high record has been set this Sunday. 7.2 million people have watched Game of Thrones as it first aired, and … Continue reading

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