As expected, “Game of Thrones” brought home the sizzling, dragon-roasted bacon for HBO on Sunday, April 14.The cable network said that the eighth and final season premiere of the show based on George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” series of books drew a record 17.4 million viewers across all platforms, including HBO Go and HBO Now. This number bested the show’s previous record, when 16.9 million viewers tuned in for the “Game of Thrones” finale of the seventh season in 2017.With all of its sky-sweeping dragons, intense family reunions, royal intrigue and distinct fantasy lands, the series also gave a boost to all of the other HBO shows that followed it in the Sunday night lineup, like “Barry,” “Veep” and “Last Week Tonight," making April 14 its biggest streaming night to date.The first episode of the show’s final season was also the most tweeted about episode of the series to date, drawing 5 … [Read more...] about What time is ‘Game of Thrones’ on? Does episode 2 of season 8 air on Easter Sunday? Does Daenerys want the Iron Throne? Is it cold in Winterfell? A guide.
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Just how realistic is Game of Thrones? Helen Sloane/HBO The final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones premieres Sunday, almost two years after the Season 7 finale. In that time, we’ve done our fair share of obsessive speculating over how television’s biggest series will end. But while we’re quite confident in our own detective skills and hypothesizing, there’s no doubt an expert would bring more insight to the table than your average Redditor.Enter Barry Strauss, a professor of history and classics at Cornell University and the author of Ten Caesars, which tells the story of three and a half centuries of the Roman Empire through the lives of 10 of its most important emperors. Though Game of Thrones gets down with dragons and ice zombies, he’d be the first to tell you that it’s still deeply rooted in real life. Furthermore, he asserts that by exploring the events that inspired A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin and showrunners … [Read more...] about How Much Is ‘Game of Thrones’ Inspired by Real-Life Battles? An Expert Weighs In.
Culture Game of Thrones Game of Thrones returns this Sunday for its eighth and final after a two-year hiatus. Watching a new season of an anticipated show can be fun, but the real joy begins when you see the discourse happening online in real time. Viewers log every complaint and emotion directly into Twitter while watching, making it a great way to trace shifts in the court of public opinion. Game of Thrones and Twitter Twitter has been tracked the reactions of fans Game of Thrones fans for nearly a decade, seeing what gets them riled up. The United States, Brazil and Great Britain have the most Twitter activity surrounding Game of Thrones. The most-talked about season as Season 7, which inspired 23 million tweets. “The Dragon and the Wolf”, the finale of that season, was the most talked about episode, with fans engaging in detailed discussions about zombie ice dragons and a plethora of other oddities hidden throughout the hour and a half. “The Red Woman”, … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ on Twitter: The Biggest Episodes, Most Talked-About Characters and More From Over 200 Million Tweets
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