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George R.R. Martin reveals inspiration behind killing of 'Game of Thrones' characters

Anyone who watches “Game of Thrones” understands that no character is safe from death.<p>In a clip from PBS' “The Great American Read," George R.R. Martin, whose "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels were adapted into the hit HBO show, reveals who opened his eyes to the dramatic tension created by character …

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Maisie Williams Saved a Piece of 'Game of Thrones' History to Show Her Grandkids

A girl has finished filming "Game of Thrones," and so she took a piece of it with her.<p>After wrapping on the hit HBO fantasy drama's final season, Maisie Williams earmarked a special item to bring home: Arya Stark's brown doublet jacket. She discussed her keepsake Wednesday on "The Radio 1 Breakfast …

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Maisie Williams gets to keep a costume prop from 'Game of Thrones' — but the real question is where the iconic swords will end up

• <b>"Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams says she got to keep her character's brown leather jacket from set after finishing filming the final</b> …

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US says judge ignored 'mainstream economics' in approving AT&T takeover

The US Department of Justice said a court decision to approve AT&T's takeover of Time Warner ignored the "fundamental principles of economics and common sense", as it kicked off its bid to get the ruling overturned.<p>Filing papers at the Court of Appeals, the DoJ said the judge who had approved the …

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One 'Game of Thrones' actor has revealed he's not in Season 8

The eighth season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> will be the shortest one so far, with only six episodes planned. While those shortened episodes will almost …

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Mark Gatiss reveals his Tycho Nestoris is not part of 'Game of Thrones' final season

Actor-writer Mark Gatiss has revealed his steely Iron Bank representative Tycho Nestoris will not be seen in the final season of HBO's epic fantasy</i> …

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A 'Game of Thrones' Castle Is Selling for Less Than You Might Think

Any "Game of Thrones" fan who has been to one of the show's castles has proven their devotion, but one who actually <i>owns</i> one, well, they have next-level bragging rights.<p>That could be the case for someone soon, though: The castle fans know as Riverrun is on the market, and it's cheaper than you might …

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Find Out When the Final Seasons of ‘Veep’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ Are Premiering

Two of our favorite series, <i>Veep</i> and <i>Game of Thrones</i>, are getting ready to premiere their final seasons, and now, thanks to the summer Television Critics Association press tour on Wednesday, July 25, we know when — kind of.<p><i>Veep</i>‘s seventh and final season will air in the spring of 2019, according to …

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Of Gods and Warriors review – Game of Thrones-inspired shlock

This fantastically wooden and dodgily acted British Viking fantasy appears to be the result of its creators binge-watching Games of Thrones, although the battle scenes here are about as thunderous as a sparrow’s fart. Anna Demetriou is Princess Helle, daughter of the king (Andrew Whipp) and …

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'Game of Thrones' star Maisie Williams got 3 new tattoos in one day — see the picture-perfect designs here

HBO/Helen Sloan<p><b>"Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams got three new tattoos from NYC artist Mr. K.</b>• <b><br>In a series of new Instagram photos, Williams</b> …

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Maisie Williams appears to have a new tattoo — but it might not be the epic 'Game of Thrones' quote everyone thinks

Helen Sloan/HBO<p><b>"Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams visited Bang Bang tattoo shop over the weekend.</b>• <b><br>One of the artists posted a photo on his</b> …

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Shakespeare as told through 'Game of Thrones' GIFs is unsurprisingly hilarious

The scope of HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i> has certainly been described as Shakespearean, but one Twitter account is dedicated to drawing a straight line …

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Former 'Game of Thrones' Star Natalie Dormer Knows the Series' Ending

It turns out that being killed off of "Game of Thrones" isn't so bad.<p>Natalie Dormer last appeared on the HBO series in Season 6, but she's still privy to some key spoilers ahead of its eighth and final season. The actress recently chatted with THR about her new film "In Darkness," and during the …

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'Game of Thrones' star celebrates the Lannister family Emmy nominations with the best cast photo of all time

Helen Sloan/HBO<p><b>"Game of Thrones" star Lena Headey is celebrating her Emmy nomination in the best way.</b>• <b><br>Headey shared a throwback photo of herself and</b> …

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Emmy nominations 2018: The most shocking snubs

"Game of Thrones" led the nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, but which expected nominees missed the cut?<p><b>Debra Messing and Eric McCormack of "Will & Grace"</b><p>The NBC sitcom earned 83 nominations and 16 wins during its original eight-season run, which ended in 2006. But the high-rated …

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The best and worst HBO book adaptations, from 'Game of Thrones' to 'Big Little Lies'

A handful of HBO's original shows and movies have been adapted from books, including the new series "Sharp Objects" starring Amy Adams, which is based on Gillian Flynn's book of the same name. The book was Flynn's debut novel, before "Gone Girl" became a bestseller (and a movie). The story follows …

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New HBO Boss Calls For Changes, Sees 'Tough Year' Ahead

HBO's new overseer told employees that the company needs to change to become more like Netflix. "It's going to be a tough year," John Stankey told an …

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Maisie Williams says goodbye to 'Game of Thrones' on Instagram

Maisie Williams, a.k.a. Arya Stark, has officially said goodbye to <i>Game of Thrones</i><i>.</i><p>On Saturday morning, the actress announced she'd finished filming …

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American Politics Are Impacting 'Game Of Thrones', According To HBO President

“It’s time for heroes again”<p>Last year <i>Game of Thrones</i> actor Liam Cunningham revealed that one moving speech from season 7 took on a special resonance because it was filmed the morning after the U.S. election result.<p>Filming for season 8 is due to wrap soon, and with political unrest consuming America …

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Emilia Clarke starts her 'Game of Thrones' goodbyes on Instagram

It's the beginning of the end for <i>Game of Thrones</i>, and Emilia Clarke is getting sentimental on Instagram.<p>The star posted two photos over the weekend …

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Rose Leslie and Kit Harington, 'Game of Thrones' co-stars, wed in Scotland

LONDON (AP) — Former "Game of Thrones" co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride's ancestral castle in Scotland.<p>The couple and guests arrived for the afternoon service at Rayne Church, close to the 900-year-old Wardhill Castle in …

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Of all the gross stuff on 'Game of Thrones,' this one scene was almost too much for Jaime Lannister

There's been a lot of nasty things on <i>Game of Thrones</i>. Daenerys ate en entire raw horse heart and almost yakked it up. People's heads and hands got …

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Game Of Thrones' final season cost twice as much as the last 2 seasons 

Just last month, <i>Game Of Thrones</i>’ Emilia Clarke claimed she didn’t know anything about what was going to happen in the show’s series finale, but …

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Kit Harington wants to cut his hair short once 'Game of Thrones' ends

Hair today, gone tomorrow.<p>“Game of Thrones” fans are used to being in mourning, but the show’s latest casualty may come as a surprise.<p>Actor Kit …

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Game of Thrones unsheathed: Meet the woman behind the swords

It's surprising how ugly a sword looks if you don't light it properly.<p>If we have a stuntman being hit by a war hammer 20 times for 20 takes, we might get a super-soft one.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel Pilot Ordered by HBO

Production is wrapping on the eighth and final season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> – which is not set to return sometime until 2019 – but today HBO confirmed …

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HBO Has Ordered A Pilot For A Prequel To "Game Of Thrones"

Winter is coming (back).<p>The eighth and final season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> is set to air next year, but HBO might not be done with Westeros just yet.<p>The network announced Friday that it has ordered a pilot for a prequel set thousands of years before the events of George R.R. Martin's <i>Song of Ice and Fire</i> …

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HBO just greenlit a new Game of Thrones prequel series

Just in time to forestall the terrifying possibility that Westeros will not be permanently on our TV screens in one form or other, <i>Deadline</i> reports …

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We Finally Know What The First ‘Game Of Thrones’ Spinoff Will Be

It will be “set thousands of years before the battles over the Iron Throne”<p>We're getting closer to an official <i>Game of Thrones</i> spinoff, as HBO has just ordered a pilot episode for a new <i></i>prequel series.<p>According to BBC, the show—which is "set thousands of years before the battles over the Iron …

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'Game of Thrones' prequel set thousands of years earlier gets HBO pilot

<i>Game of Thrones</i> may be going back to a time when the White Walkers were still crawling.<p>HBO is moving ahead with a pilot episode for one of five potential prequels or spinoffs of its top-rated series, which returns next year for an eighth and final season.<p>The proposed new series is set in the world …

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