'Game of Thrones': Let's talk about that 'Wedding'
June 3rd, 2013
12:40 PM ET

'Game of Thrones': Let's talk about that 'Wedding'

Note: This post contains spoilers for the June 2 episode of HBO's "Game of Thrones."

The penultimate episodes of "Game of Thrones" have always left fans talking, but "The Rains of Castamere" may have taken the red wedding cake.

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Peter Dinklage isn't buying his sex symbol status
April 18th, 2013
05:30 PM ET

Peter Dinklage isn't buying his sex symbol status

Although the Internet would like to think so, Peter Dinklage tells Playboy he isn't getting nearly as ... far with the ladies, let's say, as has been suggested.

In the magazine's new issue, the "Game of Thrones" star plays 20 questions, one of which refers to a YouTube video that suggests playing Tyrion Lannister on the HBO series has made Dinklage pretty promiscuous.

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'Game of Thrones' returns to record ratings
April 1st, 2013
04:04 PM ET

'Game of Thrones' returns to record ratings

"Game of Thrones" is only getting hotter.

On Sunday, a record 4.4 million viewers tuned in for the third season premiere of the HBO series. That's a 13 percent increase since its premiere last year, according to Entertainment Weekly.

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Don't know about 'Game of Thrones?' We've got you
April 1st, 2013
11:35 AM ET

Don't know about 'Game of Thrones?' We've got you

We know your secret shame.

All around you folks are talking about IT and you are clueless. Heard of it, but haven't watched it. Or it's backed up on your DVR and you keep meaning to get around to it but ...

Don't worry, we are here to help.

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March 29th, 2013
05:06 PM ET

'Game of Thrones' season 3 raises the stakes

With the third season of "Game of Thrones" arriving on Sunday, we asked the cast of HBO's fan favorite show to share where their characters will be when the series returns.

"Every single character, all of our stories have been upped," said Emilia Clarke, who portrays Daenerys Targaryen. "The stakes have gotten insanely high and the whole season is just like, played on a knife edge, and I just think it's certainly the best season we've had so far."

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March 29th, 2013
02:03 PM ET

How 'Game of Thrones' got on HBO

It wasn't a simple task for George R.R. Martin to trust showrunners David Benioff and D.B Weiss with his masterwork, "Game of Thrones."

Benioff recalls the day they called the writer, and tried to get him on board.

"We thought this was going to be a very tough sell, because we said, 'We love your books. We would love to adapt them. We don't think they can be movies,' " Benioff said. " 'We think maybe it can be an HBO series.' And we're waiting to hear the click, because, you know, there's just less money and for a novelist, it's less money in letting your book get optioned by HBO versus a movie studio."

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