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Game of Thrones Ends Its Emmys Run as the Best Drama on Television But Not Much Else

It was a complicated night for Game of Thrones. The eighth and final season may have taken home the award for Best Drama at the 2019 Emmy Awards, as well as quite a few technical wins last week but it got snubbed elsewhere. All in all, the series has ended its reign on a divisive note – good enough to be called the best but not much else. Read More >>

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George R.R. Martin Discusses That New, Targaryen-Focused Game of Thrones Prequel

The time of the Targaryens is coming to an end. Well, fictionally speaking. A Song of Ice and Fire creator George R.R. Martin has offered a few details about the recently-revealed prequel show focusing on House Targaryen, sharing a taste of what we can expect should it get picked up to series. Read More >>

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HBO’s Developing Another Game of Thrones Prequel Focused on the Targaryens’ Destruction

Fire can’t kill a dragon and neither can the end of Game of Thrones, apparently. Read More >>

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The Game of Thrones Showrunners Have Finally Broken Their Silence… On the Coffee Cup

Since the end of Game of Thrones, the showrunners, Dan Weiss and David Benioff, have been somewhat controversial figures. Not just because a lot of people were frustrated with the way the show ended, and with problems like certain scenes filmed in ways that seemed to inevitably make them inscrutable on a lot of televisions, but because Benioff and Weiss didn’t really seem to want to talk about it. They’ve been unusually tight-lipped since the finale, and even cancelled a planned Comic-Con experience in a way that definitely looked like them avoiding some frustrated fans. Read More >>

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George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Ending Was Freeing as a Writer

Writing a fantasy epic is hard. Writing a fantasy epic while also competing with a television show that adapts said epic, and will finish before you? Apparently that’s way harder. Read More >>

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A Gorgeous New Game of Thrones Book Showcases the Series’ True Winners: the Costumes

Though a not-insignificant portion of the Game of Thrones fan base is still fuming over how the series ended, even the most outspoken haters still have to admit that even if the story came up short, certain among the show’s elements were still as dazzling as ever. For instance: the intricately detailed costumes. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones Creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Sign Massive Overall Deal With Netflix

They helped create one of the most popular pieces of pop culture this century, and now they’re being rewarded with a nine-figure deal to produce even more projects for the best-known streaming service in the world. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones’ Last Season Was so Hotly Anticipated That It Saw a Global Surge in Traffic to Pirate Sites

We all know that pirates love Game of Thrones as much as anyone else, and it seems that the final season was even more popular, with a visible increase in global traffic to pirate sites. Read More >>

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Read Game of Thrones’ Finale Script for a Glimpse at Some Bullshit

There were a lot of interesting ideas in Game of Thrones’ final episode, albeit ones dramatically rushed into, with disregard for actually setting them up over the course of a season (or several seasons) of television. Now, you can see some of the processes behind getting to where we got at the end of all things Game of Thrones yourself, via the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. And it’s...something. Read More >>

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The 6 Winners (and 5 Losers) of San Diego Comic-Con 2019

San Diego Comic-Con has once again come and gone, leaving us with a flurry of feelings. Gizmodo was there to experience everything, giving you in-depth coverage on the ground and reporting on panels. There were plenty of highs, a few lows, and one thing that was so strange we’re not sure what to make of it! Read More >>

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Here’s What Happened at (Maybe) the Final Game of Thrones Comic-Con Panel Ever

After the polarising, controversial final season of Game of Thrones, fans had been wondering how the creators and stars would be greeted when they took the stage at San Diego Comic-Con 2019. Would it be the heroes welcome, like Jon Snow returning to Winterfell? Or an uncomfortable scenario, like Daenerys Targaryen after burning King’s Landing to the ground? Read More >>

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The Game of Thrones Creators Just Changed Their Mind About Appearing at SDCC

The men primarily responsible for Game of Thrones won’t be attending San Diego Comic-Con after all. David Benioff and DB Weiss have pulled out of the show just two days before they were scheduled to appear in front of a crowd of thousands. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones’ Final Season Cleans House With a Record-Breaking Number of Emmy Nominations

The 71st Emmy Awards, celebrating the biggest television shows out there, just announced all its nominees. Of course, everyone is dying to know how Game of Thrones’ divisive eighth and final season would fare on its last trip to the ceremony—and the show has gone and done it again. The final season may have not have endeared itself to all fans, but it’s leading the pack with a record-breaking 32 nominations. Read More >>

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All the Best Sci-Fi TV and Movies Coming to Comic-Con 2019

Yes, it’s called Comic-Con, but these days, the biggest news out of the annual convention usually isn’t about comics. It’s about comic book-inspired (or at least influenced) film and television. Things change though. Ten years ago, movies dominated SDCC. Five years ago, television started taking over. Now, it’s a mix, leaning more into TV with a strong focus on streaming content. Since there’s a tonne going on, we’ll pull out what we deem to be the most exciting movie, TV, and streaming panels of San Diego Comic-Con 2019. Read More >>

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Oh No, George R.R. Martin Feels Less Pressure to Finish His Books Now That Game of Thrones Is Over

With Game of Thrones now over, fans of the world George R.R. Martin created can turn their attention to the yet-to-be-published final two books in the series. Not that fans haven’t been doing that for a while now, of course...but it should come as no surprise that the author isn’t planning on speeding up his pace. Read More >>