Cable and streaming services are locked in a big-budget battle for another epic fantasy smash By Wei-Huan Chen Updated 5:22 pm CDT, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 "The Mandalorian" is set to premiere on Disney+ Nov. 12, 2019 "The Mandalorian" is set to premiere on Disney+ Nov. 12, 2019 Photo: Disney Photo: Disney Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 "The Mandalorian" is set to premiere on Disney+ Nov. 12, 2019 "The Mandalorian" is set to premiere on Disney+ Nov. 12, 2019 Photo: Disney Which of these shows will be the next “Game of Thrones”? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The cultural phenomenon that was “Game of Thrones,” which aired its series finale this past Sunday, … [Read more...] about Which of these shows will be the next “Game of Thrones”?
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Gary Gerard Hamilton Associated Press Published 7:43 PM EDT May 17, 2019 New York –From wine to clothing to tours, HBO and retailers have cashed in through the years with “Game of Thrones” merchandise. “Thrones” is not only a huge international show but also a massive business, with all sides hoping to pad the bank during the show’s eighth and final season. “It’s thousands of products, just a lot of stuff all around the world,” said Jeff Peters, HBO’s vice president of licensing and retail. “We’re so busy we don’t stop and count.” Products include makeup, beer, toy collectibles and even high fashion collaborations. But while the show itself is a TV phenomenon, that doesn’t guarantee fans will flock to stores. “It’s certainly good to be lucky. But you don’t get to where the merchandising programs are with HBO and what they’ve done with ‘Game of Thrones’ … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ is ending, but will live on in merchandise
And Now Our Watch Is Ending Text by Isaac FeldbergDesign and development by Patrick GarvinPhotos courtesy of HBO April 10, 2019 Asking a “Game of Thrones” fan what’s happened so far on the HBO fantasy epic is like asking a Christian what you missed in both the Old and New Testaments. Yes, the short and correct answer is just “fire, sex, murder, and the occasional resurrection,” but let them elaborate any further than that, and you’ll be there all day.As “Thrones” enters its endgame Sunday, even die-hard fans could use a refresher on the past seven seasons, to remember who killed who, which alliances are going strong, and whose flings wouldn’t fly in all but three U.S. states (hint: most of them).Some background: 17 years ago, Robert Baratheon rebelled against the Targaryen dynasty, seizing control of Westeros and exiling Daenerys and Viserys Targaryen across the Narrow Sea. When Robert’s adviser Jon Arryn dies suspiciously, … [Read more...] about What happened on ‘Game of Thrones,’ seasons 1-7
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Television Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Television | ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Ending. But You Can Still Visit Westeros. Advertisement Supported by As the spiritual and production home of HBO’s sprawling fantasy drama, Northern Ireland has been transformed by the show. We take you there. ByJeremy Egner April 5, 2019 CUSHENDUN, Northern Ireland — The many marvels dotting the dramatic Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland include a cluster of eerily beautiful caves in this tidy village, around 45 miles north of Belfast. Formed by 400 million years of shifting red stone and the surging slate-blue Irish Sea, the caves inspire awed reflection upon the raw power of nature and the irresistible imprint of time, among other musings on the mystic. A voice whispered into my ear: “That’s where Melisandre gave birth to the shadow … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Ending. But You Can Still Visit Westeros.
The mother of all snacks is arriving just in time for the final season of 'Game of Thrones', set to debut on HBO April 14.OREO and HBO have announced the release of a limited edition, 'GoT'-inspired cookie, spotlighting the Great Houses still battling for the Iron Throne and their enemies beyond the wall.The pack of sweet treats features classic OREO cookies bearing four different insignias, including a lion for the House Lannister, a dragon for the House Targaryen, a wolf for the House Stark and the Night King for the White Walkers. Where does your loyalty lie?Fans of the show (and the cookies) can pledge themselves by tweeting or posting on Facebook with the hashtags #GameofCookies and #ForTheThrone for a chance to win special prizes throughout the season.To celebrate the release of the limited-edition product, Oreo teamed up with HBO and Elastic, the company behind the show's iconic opening credits, to recreate the entire sequence using just cookies … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ OREO cookies are coming — brace yourselves