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Watch: 10-Minute Featurette Goes Behind Royal Wedding On 'Game Of Thrones' Plus Clips, Tribute & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 16, 2014 3:19 PM
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SPOILERS AHEAD. Ding dong, the witch king is dead. Last Sunday's episode of "Game Of Thrones" (recap here) turned everything on its head by killing off Joffrey, one of the most shocking moments the show has seen since, well, The Red Wedding. It was so surprising in fact, that HBO waited until mid-week to drop their usual array of behind-the-scenes material for the episode. They don't disappoint.

Watch: Tribute To [Redacted] From 'Game Of Thrones'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • April 15, 2014 10:38 AM
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Have you recovered from Sunday night’s episode of “Game Of Thrones” yet? If you still need help coming to terms with what happened in “The Lion and the Rose," perhaps our recap and a lovely tribute to one of Westeros’ finest citizens can ease your pain. And duh, SPOILERS AHEAD.

Listen: "The Rains Of Castamere" By Sigur Rós From 'Game Of Thrones' Plus Pic Of Band's Cameo In Last Night's Episode

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 14, 2014 9:25 AM
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If you didn't watch "Game Of Thrones" last night, SPOILERS AHEAD. And for the rest of you, while you're still recovering from big twist in "The Lion And The Rose" (full recap), here's a detail you might have missed amongst all the drama that unfolded.

Recap: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 4, Episode 2, ‘The Lion And The Rose’ Is A Nice Day For A Westeros Wedding

  • By Katie Walsh
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  • April 13, 2014 10:00 PM
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If there is one piece of advice in the land of Westeros, it is DO NOT ACCEPT AN INVITATION TO A WEDDING. Also, don’t get married, don’t participate in weddings, just never go anywhere or do anything. I’m starting to wonder if George R.R. Martin is an anti-marriage advocate or something. I do think that “The Lion and The Rose” (directed by Alex Graves) one-ups “The Red Wedding” in terms of sheer shock value, and I will get into that later, but let’s check in with the rest of the gang before we delve into the wedding business.

The Best Performances From The 'Game Of Thrones' Cast

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  • April 8, 2014 3:46 PM
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Oh, “Game of Thrones,” we’ve missed you so. But now that, as of Sunday's season opener, we are back in the warm embrace of a new season of the HBO phenomenon (which has officially been renewed for two further seasons), we’ve also found ourselves plunged back into the midst of one of the biggest ensemble casts on TV, and occasionally snapping our fingers at the screen going “Him! Him! That guy! Wasn’t he in that thing with the other guy from whatjacallit?” It’s one of the great joys of this exquisitely made show that the cast is so rich and deep and full of “that guy” character actors, but it can also be a bit of a pain when their other credits don’t come readily to mind, or when they’re rendered so unrecognisable under prosthetics, accents and/or exotic costumes that you simply can’t place them.

HBO Officially Renews 'Game Of Thrones' For Seasons 5 & 6

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 8, 2014 2:17 PM
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Well, the inevitable news has officially arrived. With the showrunners signed up through season six already, talk of a movie, and chatter starting up about the road to the finale in season eight, HBO has made it official that for now, there are definitely two more seasons of "Game Of Thrones" coming.

Watch: 5,179 Deaths In 3 Minutes From 'Game Of Thrones'

  • By Ken Guidry
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  • April 8, 2014 11:01 AM
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The fourth season of “Game of Thrones” premiered just two nights ago and it appears that more people are watching the show now than ever before. On Sunday night, 6.6 million people watched the premiere on TV, which is HBO’s highest ratings since the series finale of “The Sopranos” back in 2007. That figure doesn’t even scratch the surface, however, as so many people watched the show via HBO GO that the site wound up crashing.

Recap: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Returns With Strong Season 4 Opener, ‘Two Swords’

  • By Katie Walsh
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  • April 6, 2014 10:23 PM
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Welcome back, Gameheads, Throne Bones, Red Wedding Guests, et al. I am back to bring you the most ridiculous (but most entertaining! Hopefully!) recaps of “Game of Thrones,” and I’m sure you’ve all been waiting with bated breath! This is THE destination for Throne Games discussion, tell all your friends! A programming note: I haven’t read the books, so I welcome any and all fact-checking and fact-clarification, but just remember that the show leaves some stuff unclear week-to-week, and a woman only has so much time to delve into the “Game of Thrones” wiki, though I do my darndest. At any rate, I welcome all corrections, omissions, comments, but not complaints, because that’s my prerogative. Let’s dive in, shall we?

Watch: 'Game Of Thrones' Reimagined As A 1980s Sitcom

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 4, 2014 4:14 PM
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We all know where you'll be Sunday night, watching the season premiere of "Game Of Thrones" and then instantly hitting social media to talk about it. But before you spend that hour on the edge of your couch, it might be worth kicking back and having a bit of a laugh at HBO's hit show.

Get Ready For 'Game Of Thrones' Season 4 This Sunday With Kingdom's Worth Of New Pics Plus 3 Featurettes

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 2, 2014 5:40 PM
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What are you doing this Sunday night? If your answer is anything but watching the season premiere of "Game Of Thrones," you're probably doing it wrong. Even if you haven't watch a single frame of the show, HBO2 has you covered: a marathon of every episode to date, back-to-back, twice, kicks off this Friday at 9 AM. But if you're already rarin' to go and need something to hold you over, perhaps this will help.

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