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'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Leak

4/13/2015 4:25pm EDT
How Much Of 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Just Leaked Online?
For law-abiding "Game of Thrones" fans, last night was an epic night- the much-anticipated fifth season premiere of HBO's megahit fantasy series.

But for Internet pirates, it wasn't such a big deal- because a significant chunk of "Game of Thrones's" upcoming season leaked online the day before.

It was revealed that the first four episodes of Season Five leaked online Saturday. By Sunday, they had already been downloaded almost 800,000 times!

at least HBO has a general idea of who might have leaked the episodes. “Sadly, it seems the leaked four episodes of the upcoming season of Game of T...

'Game Of Thrones': Some Amazing & Cringe-Worthy Moments From The Premiere

4/13/2015 8:20am EDT
'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Premiere Recap: Best And Worst Of 'Th
It’s back! Our favorite show featuring feuding families, bloody battles of a crown, murder, mayhem, and the occasional dragon returns to remind viewer what it feels like to fear for your favorite characters on a weekly basis again. Game of Thrones is just as big a cultural phenomenon as ever, making each episode essential viewing if you don’t want to brave the next batch of heart-wrenching spoilers.

“The Wars to Come” is an interesting, if not average, way to begin the season. The episode stands alone as a fine piece of television, but as an opening for a season, it’s a bit flat. More stor...

Unforgettable Tyrion Lannister Quotes

4/12/2015 10:00am EDT
40 Awesome Tyrion Lannister Quotes From 'Game Of Thrones'
Game of Thrones returns for its season 5 premere Sunday night. Many of the show's characters are well-known for their sharp wit and colorful dialogue, but there are few characters as beloved for their sense of humor as Tyrion Lannister. Actor Peter Dinklage has won an Emmy and numerous other awards for his role as the little Lannister, and it's easy to see why. When the "Half-Man" isn't getting up to no good in a brothel, he's using his great intellect to take down men twice his size.

Here are 40 of Tyrion's best quotes from the first four seasons of Game of Thrones for you to brush up on...

What Are Your 'Game Of Thrones' Hopes And Fears?

4/10/2015 12:10pm EDT
'Game Of Thrones' Wish List: Hopes And Worries For Season 5
As Game of Thrones Season 5 approaches, loyal fans may be feeling the familiar combination between excitement and dread. On one hand one of the most surprising, conniving, and entertaining TV shows is coming back. But on the other hand, there’s always a high likelihood that the characters we’ve grown to love will be demeaned, tortured, and murdered in front of our very eyes, just like every other season.

However, there’s something very different about this season. The showrunners, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, have been more open than ever about diverging from the source material and surpa...

Emilia Clarke Hints At Things To Come In 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5

4/8/2015 8:01pm EDT
Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones
Warning: possible season five spoilers ahead...

Emilia Clarke has a few predictions for the upcoming fifth season of Game of Thrones.

Clarke, who plays Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen on the show, has hinted that she'll be meeting up with Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) this season in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

"I reckon they'd probably get along quite well," she says of the two characters, "because they're quite similar in so many ways."

The actress also commented on the possibility of meeting up with Jon Snow (Kit Harington), even though their characters are worlds ap...

Why Does Maisie Williams Watch 'Game of Thrones' With Her Drunk Grandmother?

3/26/2015 8:23am EDT
'Game Of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams Watches The Show With Her
"Game of Thrones" is perhaps the least family-friendly show on television. Gather the whole family around -- parents, grandparents, young children -- and be revolted as writhing nude sex fiends are hacked apart with a broadsword.

But for Maisie Williams -- who stars in "Game of Thrones" as Arya Stark -- watching the show has to be a family affair.

As she explained to Jimmy Kimmel on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "We used to watch it with my nan, and my auntie, and my cousins, and my dogs, and the whole family, everyone."

That can get a bit awkward. Especially with Williams' 87-year-old grandma w...

'Game Of Thrones' Season Five Kicks Off With London Premiere (See Pics!)

3/19/2015 8:39pm EDT
'Game Of Thrones' Stars New And Old Hit The Red Carpet For The S
The cast of Game of Thrones -- well, most of them, anyway, gathered in London on Wednesday night for the fifth season premiere of HBO's flagship drama series.

Cast members new and old showed up, but a few big names were missing from the event. Natalie Dormer, for one, made it to the premiere, but she skipped the red carpet and snuck in; while Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey and Peter Dinklage were all no-shows.

The event was held at the Tower of London, and stars Sophie Turner, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kit Harington and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau were among the nearly two dozen stars who showed up.


HBO Releases 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Poster, Two New Clips

2/28/2015 8:17am EST
Game Of Thrones Season 5 poster
HBO has released the key art for season five of "Game Of Thrones," and fans are wondering what it means.

The image features Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) looking from the bow of a ship with a fierce looking Drogon flying above him. The dragon is part of Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) army, so perhaps she is closer to making her move to claim the iron throne?

The network also released two clips from the upcoming season. One features Jon Snow (Kit Harington) talking to Mance Rayder (Ciaran Hinds) about his life's work. The other

In the second clip, Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) t...

Watch: 'Game of Thrones' Season Five Trailer & Behind-The-Scenes

2/10/2015 12:23pm EST
Game of Thrones
A new trailer for the fifth season of Game of Thrones has finally arrived after it played exclusively in IMAX theaters during the one-week engagement of the showing of the final two episodes on the ginormous screen.

The two-minute teaser packed a ton of stuff from the upcoming season into it, and bootleg copies hit YouTube before HBO finally released the trailer in HD.

Related: 'Game of Thrones' Sets Season Five Premiere Date

The trailer begins with brief looks at Jamie Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) standing by his father Tywin, who lies in state; Jon Snow (Kit Harington) charging in...

When Will 'Game Of Thrones' Return To TV?

1/9/2015 4:32pm EST
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Game of Thrones fans will have to wait about a week longer than usual this year for the premiere of the show's fifth season.

The network revealed on Thursday that the show's highly-anticipated return will come on April 12 for a 10-episode run.

HBO also announced that two more series will also make their return on that date, "Silicon Valley" and "Veep." The two comedies will kick of their second and fourth seasons, respectively.

The network renewed Thrones for two more seasons last year and is expected to catch up to the story in George R.R. Martin's fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and...

'Game Of Thrones' Gets IMAX Treatment

1/6/2015 8:25am EST
IMAX Theaters To Show 'Game Of Thrones' Episodes, Season 5 Trail
HBO is releasing two episodes of "Game Of Thrones" in IMAX theaters later this month as well as the trailer for season five. The two-hour "movie" will consist of season four's final two episodes, which includes the action-packed Battle of Castle Black.

"Game of Thrones" will be available in 150 theaters across the country, starting Jan. 23, and will be available for one week. It's the first time a TV series has been released in this type of format.

Pamela Levine, chief marketing officer at HBO, said in a press release: "The cinematic brilliance and grand scope of the series is perfect for...

Which Shows Were Most Pirated In 2014?

12/29/2014 8:00pm EST
'Game Of Thrones' Is Most Pirated Show For Third Consecutive Yea
The award for most pirated TV series of 2014 goes to "Game Of Thrones." The HBO fantasy series, based on the books by George R.R. Martin, was illegally downloaded approximately 8.1 million times over the past year, according to

The drama has topped the list for the third year in a row.

Coming in a distant second is "Breaking Bad," about a high school chemistry teacher who, after being diagnosed with cancer, decides to sell meth to financially support his family in the wake of his death. The show was illegally downloaded 4.8 million times. CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory"...

2014: Television's Most Shocking Moments

12/26/2014 4:00pm EST
Television's Most Shocking Moments Of 2014
Television creators, writers, and producers are constantly attempting to grab headlines with shocking moments that outdo their previous seasons and outshine the competition. 2014 was no different, with dozens of jaw dropping and instantly unforgettable twists and turns. Here are the top moments that made us gasp, cry, cheer, and stayed with us long after our screens went dark. Beware there are tons of spoilers to be found within.

The Good Wife’s Shocking Departure

Alicia Florrick and Will Gardner were meant to be. Typically, a television series introduces a love interest and then takes ...

Sansa, Tyrion & Cersei The Focus Of Season Five GoT Teaser

12/18/2014 11:31am EST
New 'Game Of Thrones' Teaser Gives Brief Glimpses Of Sansa Stark
Another quick teaser for the fifth season of "Game of Thrones was shared by HBO on Tuesday, in the form of a one time video sent via Twitter or SMS and only viewable on mobile devices.

Website was set up to give fans "The Sight," where people can sign up to "receive visions of the future." The videos expire after only one view, but one person did find a way to capture it and upload it to Unforutnately it's tiny (we recommend watching it full-screen, and it's possible it may be removed by the video sharing company at any time).

The new clip begins with a ...

'Birdman,' 'Fargo,' Top Golden Globes Nominations, See The Full List Of Nominees

12/11/2014 12:19pm EST
Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Peter Krause and Paula Patton all helped the Hollywood Foreign Press with the announcement of the nominees for the 2015 Golden Globe Awards on Thursday morning.

"Birdman," which stars Michael Keaton as a washed-up actor seeking a comeback with a Broadway play, leads the nominations in the movies category, including nods for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy and Best Actor - Musical or Comedy (Keaton).

Keatons' co-stars Emma Stone and Edward Norton are also up for Golden Globes in their respective supporting actress and actor categories. Alejandro Gonza...

George R.R. Martin Releases New 'Ice And Fire' Book, But Not The One You Really Wanted

10/28/2014 7:41pm EDT
George R.R. Martin
George R.R. Martin's new book has finally arrived in bookstores.

Unfortunately it's not the one that fans of his "A Song of Ice and Fire" saga were hoping for.

Martin co-authored "The World of Ice and Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and The Game of Thrones" with Elio M. Garcia, Jr. and Linda Antonsson, who founded the fan site The 336 page book features not only an account of the past events leading up to his series, on which hit HBO show Game of Thrones is based, but it also features a wealth of lavish illustrations, family trees and maps.

The author gave a 90-minute ...

HBO, CBS Announce Stand-Alone Web Subscription Services For 2015

10/16/2014 7:02pm EDT
HBO's Game of Thrones
HBO and CBS have thrown their hats into the streaming video ring as both networks have announced that they'll be offering streaming video services that don't require cable or satellite TV subscription services.

HBO announced on Wednesday that it will offer a stand-alone Internet streaming service beginning in 2014, citing that there are 10 million homes in the U.S. with internet connections but no cable or satellite service.

Half of those homes are subscribed, however, to a streaming service, like Netflix or Amazon Prime.

HBO CEO Richard Plepler shared the facts and also said that there ...

Get To Know The New Cast Members For 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5

10/11/2014 6:00pm EDT
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Game of Thrones Season 5 debuts on HBO in Spring 2015 but filming started in July 2014 and is still going on today. If you've been following closely, you may have caught a glimpse of a new character or two from leaked shots of the GoT set. The fifth season of Game of Thrones features at least nine new characters, many of which will be filling major roles.

If you're having trouble waiting for the Season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones, we've put together something that might help. Here's everything we know about the nine new cast members hiting Westeros in 2015.

Alexander Siddig - Doran Ma...

How To Pick The Perfect Show To Binge-Watch

9/20/2014 5:01pm EDT
How To Pick The Perfect Show To Binge-Watch
We've all been there: a day or two with nothing to do. Maybe a day off, maybe a weekend. You know exactly what you're going to do with all that free time.

You are going to sit indoors and watch twenty straight hours of television.

We all do it; whether it's catching up on a show you didn't have time for last season, or giving in to your friends' constant pestering and finally starting "Breaking Bad."

According to the latest polls, a good 61% of TV viewers binge-watch on a regular basis. Ever since Netflix started that whole "releasing an entire TV season at the same time" thing, binge-wa...

Game of Thrones Spoilers: Will Hodor & Bran Appear In Season Five? Hodor!

9/4/2014 12:52pm EDT
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"Game of Thrones" star Kristian Nairn says that he and castmate Isaac Hempstead-Wright have the next year off from the show in a new interview.

The actor, who plays the simple-minded Hodor on the show, told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Monique Schafter that fans won't be hearing a single "Hodor" uttered from his lips in the upcoming fifth season because the Bran Stark (Hempstead-Wright) storyline on HBO's hit drama has caught up to where it left off in the "A Song of Ice and Fire" book series by author George R.R. Martin.

"We're not actually in Season Five, by the way. We hav...

12 Female Television Characters We Can Relate To

8/30/2014 11:00am EDT
12 Female Television Characters We Can Relate To
It seems like we've turned a corner in the past year or so when it comes to female characters on television. There are not only more women in roles that are robust and meaty, but there are most diverse offerings, making characters that any person can relate to. In honor of television moving forward to create more and better roles for women, here are some of our favorite relatable female characters.

Peggy Olson, "Mad Men"

Peggy Olson wants to be a career woman and she won't let anyone stop her, despite her era's sexist views working against her. Starting out as a secretary at Sterling ...

Weird Al Yankovic Parodies TV Theme Songs, Pushes 'Game Of Thrones' Writer George R.R. Martin To Write Faster

8/26/2014 7:23pm EDT
Weird Al Yankovic Parodies TV Theme Songs, Pushes 'Game Of Thron
There were few highlights to a rather uneventful and, frankly, boring 2014 Emmy Awards ceremony Monday night, but about halfway into the show, 'Weird Al' Yankovic took the stage for three-and-a-half minutes for a parody medley of the theme songs of hit shows "Mad Men," "Scandal," "Homeland," "Modern Family" and "Game of Thrones," the latter of which was the focus of the skit and co-starred Andy Samberg as the show's now deceased young king Joffrey Baratheon.

Dancers dressed in outfits the likes of the ones on the show surrounded the singer as he pleaded for writer George R.R. Martin to hur...

Croatian Church Won't Allow 'Game Of Thrones' Crew To Film Pivotal Nude Scene (Spoilers)

8/26/2014 1:15pm EDT
Croatian Church Won't Allow 'Game Of Thrones' Crew To Film Pivot
UPDATE: the scene will go on as town officials in Dubrovnik have had a change of heart. They'll allow the shoot as long as it's not shot inside the Cathedral of St. Nicholas -- outside is okay, according to TMZ.

A church in Croatia is standing in the way of HBO's production on the fifth season of Game of Thrones over the filming of a nude scene.

SPOILERS: The series uses the town of Dubrovnik as the stand in for Westeros' capital city of King's Landing, and production has now come to a stand still becasue the Church of St. Nicholas won't allow actress Lena Headey to walk out of the c...

'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Dominate The 2014 Emmy Awards (Photos & Winners List)

8/26/2014 12:23am EDT
'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Dominate The 2014 Emmy Awards (P
AMC's hit drama Breaking Bad dominated the 2014 Prime Time Emmy Awards on Monday night, taking five awards during the 66th annual event.

The series picked up its second consecutive win for Outstanding Drama Series, and its three main stars, Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn all landed awards in their respective acting categories (see list of winners below). Cranston won his fourth Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy, while Paul took home his third Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and Gunn her second consecutive Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series...

George R.R. Martin Promises More Shocking 'Game Of Thrones' Deaths & Takes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

8/24/2014 7:12pm EDT
George R.R. Martin
Author George R.R. Martin says that fans should be prepared for him to kill off more of their favorite characters in his hit "A Song of Ice and Fire" book series, which inspired HBO hit "Game of Thrones."

Perhaps the best thing about the saga is that Martin has no problem shocking fans by killing any characters he chooses (and with little warning), so it's no surprise that he's promising even more untimely endings for some of the remaining characters in his next two books, "The Winds of Winter" and "A Dream of Spring."

Speaking at an event in London's Freemasons' Hall earlier this week, M...

Fans Guess 'Game Of Thrones' Ending Correctly

8/13/2014 5:57pm EDT
George R.R. Martin has revealed that the ending to his "A Song of Ice and Fire" series has already been figured out by fans despite being about 3000 pages away.

The author, whose saga inspired HBO's "Game of Thrones," is currently in the midst of penning the sixth book in his series, "The Winds Of Winter," and during a trip to the Edinburgh International Literary Festival over the weekend, he revealed that his secret isn't so secret.

The author told Britain's Telegraph at the event, "I've wrestled with this issue (online fan speculation), because I do want to surprise my readers. I hate p...

Jonathan Pryce, Keisha Castle-Hughes Head Up 'Game Of Thrones' Season Five Cast Additions

7/26/2014 7:22am EDT
Jonathan Pryce
Nine new actors and actresses have been added to the cast of Game of Thrones for the show's fifth season, and the new additions were announced at Comic Con on Friday in a new video shown during the panel for the hit HBO series.

Led by Welsh Tony Award winner Jonathan Pryce ("Glengarry Glen Ross," "Pirates of the Caribbean") and Oscar nominee Keisha Castle-Hughes ("Whale Rider," "The Nativity Story"), most of the new cast will play characters from the southern region of Westeros known as Dorne, which is governed by the Martell family.

According to HBO's press release, Pryce will play the H...

The 10 Most Annoying TV Kids Of All Time!

7/24/2014 2:00pm EDT
The 10 Most Annoying TV Kids Of All Time!
Character-driven storylines are the life breath of any avid television watcher. The more interesting, the better. Still, in order to flesh out a main character, several sub characters need to be added. Often times, they are younger. Unless there are substantial reasons why a particular child character is added to a new or existing show, they fall by the wayside, not pushing the plot forward and often, holding it back. These television kids all have one thing in common, their presence on their shows is ultimately annoying.

1. Joffrey Baratheon, Game of Thrones

Joffrey (Jack Gleeson) mi...

Sophie Turner Defends Her 'Game Of Thrones' Character Sansa Stark

7/22/2014 12:23pm EDT
Sophie Turner
Sansa Stark has been a whipping post in both the Game of Thrones HBO series and among fans of the show. Now actress Sophie Turner has defended her character and theorized why fans dislike Sansa.

In an interview with Nylon Singapore for its entertainment issue, Turner says she welcomed the challenged of the quiet and tortured Stark daughter. She told the magazine, "I really like the fact that she is quite a silent character. If she had spoken up in court at any point she would have gotten herself killed. "

Still, Turner says she used to let the criticism of her character affect her. "When ...

George R.R. Martin Flips The Bird To Those Who Doubt He'll Finish 'Game Of Thrones' Book Series

7/10/2014 8:00am EDT
George R.R. Martin Flips The Bird To Those Who Doubt He'll Finis
It's generally common courtesy to not speculate how someone is going to die - especially when that person is... you know, a real, living, actual person. And double-especially when that person is George R.R. Martin - the acclaimed author behind the incredibly popular 'A Song of Ice and Fire' book series, and the mastermind of HBO's 'A Game of Thrones.'

Now, granted, we've all theorized about how our favorite or most hated characters will die on Game of Thrones. "Who's going to bite the dust next?" is the thought that's on everyone's minds as they are reading the books or watching the show. ...