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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

Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi interviewed

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After watching Sunday’s episode, especially that ending, you may have taken on a new appreciation for Ramin Djawadi and his musical score. The Hollywood Reporter recently had a chance to interview Djawadi about his work on Game of Thrones. It … Continue reading

More season 3 reviews: Mo Ryan, Alan Sepinwall, Tim Goodman and NY Times

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Three more reviews to add to the pile. First up, is Mo Ryan for The Huffington Post: The version of “Game of Thrones” that executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have created is a meditation on power and its … Continue reading

Variety and The Hollywood Reporter love Game of Thrones

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Both of the Hollywood trades have published their reviews for season two of Game of Thrones and both of them love what they’ve seen from the first four episodes. Brian Lowry of Variety writes: “Thrones” creates such a rich visual … Continue reading

THR provides new quotes about S1 behind-the-scenes video

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The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘The Live Feed’ blog has a new post about an exclusive video pulled from the Game of Thrones Season One Blu-Ray special feature, “Anatomy of an Episode”. The video itself may look familiar, but the article provides … Continue reading

Thrones lands on tons of top TV shows of 2011 lists

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The end of the year is almost upon us and that means… “best of” lists. Lots of them. And Game of Thrones seems to be on just about all of ‘em. Here are the ones I’ve found, in no particular … Continue reading

Thrones already garnering some rave reviews

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The early reviews for Game of Thrones continue to come in and each one is more positive than the last. This latest review comes from The Hollywood Reporter, a major trade publication with a lot of influence. So a positive … Continue reading

HBO picks up two more comedies

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HBO has picked up two more series, How to Make It in America and Bored to Death, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Both of the series’ received 8 episode orders. HBO did some serious holiday shopping the past two days. … Continue reading

HBO picks up ‘Hung’

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HBO has ordered 10 episodes of the dark-comedy Hung, according to The Hollywood Reporter. This is the first of the dozen or so pilots considered in contention with Game of Thrones to get picked up. HBO is hung up on … Continue reading

Will Boardwalk Empire knock out Game of Thrones?

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I made a post a couple weeks ago about the competition at HBO. There were a number of pilots, most of which didn’t seem like they would directly affect HBO’s decision on whether or not to pick up Game of … Continue reading

No Ned for Davenport

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Well, we can scratch Jack Davenport off the list of potential actors for the role of Eddard. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he has been cast as a lead in the pilot for ABC’s Flash Forward. Courtney B. Vance and … Continue reading

Benioff adds more to his plate

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As if producing the upcoming films Kashmir and Ender’s Game, working on half a dozen scripts and beginning production on the Game of Thrones pilot wasn’t enough, David Benioff has added another project to his already lengthy to-do list. The … Continue reading


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