'Game of Thrones' finale draws staggering 19.3 million viewers (Agence France-Presse) - May 21, 2019 - 9:17am LOS ANGELES, United States — The finale of "Game of Thrones" drew a staggering 19.3 million viewers in the US Sunday evening, cementing the fantasy epic's status as the most watched television series in HBO history. The streaming service said the record number of viewers was across all platforms -- HBO, HBO Go, and HBO NOW -- and exceeded the previous series high of 18.4 million viewers set last week. "Season 8 of Game of Thrones is averaging 44.2 million viewers per episode in gross audience, an increase of more than 10 million viewers when compared to season 7," HBO said in a statement to AFP. "In addition, the episode scored the most-watched single telecast record on HBO ever, with 13.6 million viewers for the 9:00 p.m. airing," it added. The previous record for a single telecast in HBO history -- … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ finale draws staggering 19.3 million viewers
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Night King still in ‘Game of Thrones’ until the end Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - May 13, 2019 - 2:02pm MANILA, Philippines — Slovakian actor Vladimir Furdik, the actor who portrayed the iconic Night King in the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones,” revealed he was not only a villain in the show. In a recent interview with The New York Times, Vladimir said he was not just the Night King but is also helping choreograph the fights scenes. “I was actually on set all day, every day. I did every part of the battle because I was helping choreograph the fights from beginning to end, every kill. I wasn’t just Night King, you know? Everything that happens in this episode, I was close behind the camera or the sound man to help them. And then when you see someone in the monitor, you can say to the director, ‘[Miguel Sapochnik], have them put their head down!’” … [Read more...] about Night King still in ‘Game of Thrones’ until the end
‘Game of Thrones’ lists down top 5 finale theories (Philstar.com) - May 10, 2019 - 4:52pm MANILA, Philippines — Fantasy TV series "Game of Thrones" has always inspired fan theories, what with the kind of devotion its legions of fans have for it. But now that it is inching closer to a climactic finale, the theories have gotten wilder. It is a mix of blood and gore, with some intrigue thrown in, but all very interesting – and according to HBO, not far from happening. Arya kills Cersei Moments before Arya killed the Night King at the Battle of Winterfell, Melisandre repeated the prophecy she said to Cat of the Canals back in season three, which is that Stark is destined to shut “brown eyes, green eyes, and blue eyes.” She already killed Walder Frey, who had brown eyes back in season six, while the blue eyes refer to the Night King. What is left in her list is the person with … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ lists down top 5 finale theories
Game of Thrones season 8 episode 4 "The Last of Starks" featured earlier today and following which, HBO released the promo of Game of Thrones season 8 episode 5. From the very first looks of it, the episode promises a long battle and a major surprise for everyone.Major spoilers:In the recently released Game of Thrones season 8 episode 4 "The Last of Starks," we saw how Cersei Lannister's men killed Daenerys Targaryen's Rhaegal and destroyed most of her army. If this was not enough then she even kidnapped Missandei, whom she later executed.In episode 4, we saw Jon Snow marching towards the King's Landing along with Ser Davos. In the released promo for episode 5, we saw how everything will be different for everyone.The very first look of the next episode of Game of Thrones began by showing Daenerys Targaryen back in Dragonstone along with Tyrion Lannister. It looks like, Khaleesi has decided to retreat after the failure of her first attempt. We saw Tyrion approaching her and he might … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones season 8 episode 5 is all about surprises
Game of Thrones season 8 episode 3 "The Long Night" aired earlier this week and proved why HBO's Game of Thrones is undoubtedly the best TV show of all time. There were several interesting fight sequences in the show but the most important one came right before the end when we saw Arya Stark using her Valyrian steel knife to kill the Night King.Spoilers ahead for Game of Thrones season 8:In the recently released Game of Thrones episode, we saw Night King and his army of thousands of White Walkers marching towards the Winterfell. Night King was obviously flying high on his wight dragon and Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow were fighting him from their respective dragons.In the very last scene of the episode, Theon was brutally murdered by Night King. The Night King advances towards Bran Stark and was about to kill him when Arya Stark jumps over him and stabs him with her Valyrian steel knife. Within just a second, the Night King, who was unharmed even by dragon fire, shattered into pieces … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones season 8: Night King to come back in episode 6?