Game of Thrones “TV Series”

Game of Thrones “TV Series”

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Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin’s series of fantasy novels, the first of which is A Game of Thrones. The show is filmed in Belfast and elsewhere in Northern Ireland, Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Malta, Morocco, Scotland, Spain, and the United States.The series premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and will conclude with its eighth season, which will premiere on April 14, 2019

Genre Fantasy, Serial, drama
Created by David Benioff, D. B. Weiss
Based on Ice and Fire Song (by George R. R. Martin)
Opening theme “Game of thrones Main Title”
Composer(s) Ramin Djawadi
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 8
No. of episodes 74
Executive producer(s) David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger, Bernadette Caulfield, George R. R. Martin
Production location(s) Northern Ireland, Croatia, Iceland, Spain, Malta, Morocco, Scotland, Canada, United States
Running time 50–80 minutes
Production company(s) Television 360, Grok! Television, Generator Entertainment, Startling Television, Bighead Littlehead
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Release HBO

Main Cast

Nina Gold and Robert Sterne are the series’ primary casting directors.
Sean Bean Eddard Stark
Michelle Fairley Catelyn Stark
Kit Harington Jon Snow
Arya Stark Maisie Williams
Sophie Turner Sansa Stark
Isaac Hempstead Bran Stark
Jack Gleeson Joffrey Baratheon
Harry Lloyd Viserys Targaryen
Mark Addy Robert Baratheon
Emilia Clarke Daenerys Targaryen
Lena Headey Cersei Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Jaime Lannister
Peter Dinklage Tyrion Lannister

Awards and accolades

Game of Thrones has won numerous of awards since it debuted as a series, including 47 Primetime Emmy Awards,
5 Screen Actors Guild Award,
Peabody Award.
It holds the Emmy-award record for a scripted television series, ahead of Frasier (which received 37)
2011 : 13 Emmy nominations (including Outstanding Drama Series),
Won for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (given to Peter Dinklage for his portrayal of Tyrion Lannister) and Outstanding Main Title Design.
Other nominations included Outstanding Directing (“Winter Is Coming”) and Outstanding Writing (“Baelor”).
Dinklage was also named Best Supporting Actor at the Golden Globe, Satellite and Scream Awards.
2012 : 6 Emmy Awards from 11 nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Dinklage).
2013 : The Writers Guild of America listed Game of Thrones as the 40th “best written” series in television history.
Rolling Stone named it the twelfth “greatest TV Show of all time”.
2013 : 16 Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Dinklage), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Emilia Clarke), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Diana Rigg) and Outstanding Writing (“The Rains of Castamere”), winning two Creative Arts Emmys.
2014 : 4 Emmys from 19 nominations, which included Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Dinklage), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Lena Headey), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Rigg), Outstanding Directing (“The Watchers on the Wall”) and Outstanding Writing (“The Children”).
2015 : The Hollywood Reporter placed it at number four on their “best TV shows ever” list,
2015 : Won the most Primetime Emmy Awards for a series in a year (12 awards from 24 nominations), including Outstanding Drama Series; other wins included Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Dinklage), Outstanding Directing (“Mother’s Mercy”) and Outstanding Writing (“Mother’s Mercy”), and eight were Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
2016 : Was placed seventh on Empire’s “The 50 best TV shows ever”.
2016 : The most nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards. It won for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Directing (“Battle of the Bastards”), Outstanding Writing (“Battle of the Bastards”), and nine Creative Arts Emmys. Nominations included Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Dinklage and Kit Harington), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Clarke, Headey and Maisie Williams), Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Max von Sydow) and Outstanding Directing (“The Door”).
2018 : The most nominations at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.
It won for Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage), and seven Creative Arts Emmys. Nominations included Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Lena Headey), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (Diana Rigg), Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series (David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for “The Dragon and the Wolf”), and Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series (Jeremy Podeswa for “The Dragon and the Wolf” and Alan Taylor for “Beyond the Wall”).

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