Take the Black: House of the Dragon release month, True Detective, For All Mankind

This week on Take the Black, we poke around at the release date of House of the Dragon, look back at season 4 of For All Mankind and forward to True Detective: Night Country.
Matt Smith as Daemon Targaryen in House of the Dragon season 2
Matt Smith as Daemon Targaryen in House of the Dragon season 2 /

Welcome to Take the Black, where we break down all things sci-fi, fantasy, movies and TV for your watching and listening pleasure. This week, we talk about what is apparently the release month for House of the Dragon season 2: August 2024, apparently. At least that's what star Matt Smith said. Also, the Emmys kinda-sorta featured a Game of Thrones tribute and showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss reveal what what thing they would have changed. Let' get into it all below:

Beyond that, we look back at the fourth season of For All Mankind, which just ended; and review the first episode of True Detective: Night Country, which has just begun.

Also: is Max the best streaming service, or is it a hole that good shows fall into and die? Is Apple TV+ underrated? We're full of opinions today.

The Take the Black Podcast is on iTunes and Google Play! Please subscribe and download from there if you can. Also, you can help us out by giving us a five-star rating and leaving a friendly comment! We’re also now on Spreaker, so try us there, as well.

We stream new episodes of Take the Black every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. CST on the WinterIsComing YouTube and Facebook pages. Join the discussion!

Game of Thrones. If the Game of Thrones showrunners could change one thing, it would be more Mord. dark. Next

To stay up to date on everything fantasy, science fiction, and WiC, follow our all-encompassing Facebook page and sign up for our exclusive newsletter.

Get HBO, Starz, Showtime and MORE for FREE with a no-risk, 7-day free trial of Amazon Channels