Tony Soprano may have a bit to pout about now that 'The Sopranos' officially lost its HBO throne for most-watched series to the aptly titled 'Game of Thrones,' but don't consider the New Jersey mobster down and out just yet. Over 15 years after the series began, HBO officially set a release date for the Blu-ray box set collection of 'The Sopranos: The Complete Series.'
Long has HBO's 'Game of Thrones' reigned as one of TV's most expensive series in history, but at long last, it has a much more boast-worthy title. Tony Soprano officially lost the HBO throne, now that 'Game of Thrones' succeeded 'The Sopranos' to become the most-watched and highly rated series for the premium cable network.
HBO has long been a thorn in the side of streaming media enthusiasts, only licensing its content to be accessed through HBO GO, unlike the Netflix and Amazon Prime models that have become so commonplace in recent years. Now, the pay-cable network struck a surprising Amazon Prime deal to deliver streams of a variety of shows past and present, but don't expect to start that 'Game of Thrones' marathon just yet.
Last week brought the shocking and tragic news that 'The Sopranos' star and all-around acclaimed actor James Gandolfini died suddenly of a heart attack while on vacation in Italy with his family. Today in Manhattan, thousands gathered for the funeral service at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, among them celebrities and 'Sopranos' alum, while series creator David Chase delivered a moving eulogy for the actor.
There's only eight episodes of 'Breaking Bad' left to go, and we're dying to know what's going to happen in the show's final hours, but yesterday's teaser and poster offered precious little insight into what will happen to Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. The show returns on August 11, but will 'Breaking Bad' deliver a conclusive ending, or leave viewers as conflicted as 'The Sopranos' did?
There are immediate 'Game of Thrones' spoilers in the next paragraph. You have been warned.
In the latest episode of 'Game of Thrones,' Robb Stark's rebellion was put to a sudden and bloody end at the hands of the spiteful Walder Frey, the traitorous Roose Bolton and the crafty Lannister family. "The Red Wedding" saw Robb's pregnant wife stabbed to death and the King in the North shot full of arrows before being stabbed in the heart. However, the real kicker was the death of Robb's mother Catelyn, who had her throat cut after killing Frey's young wife.
It's the kind of scene you never forget, an event that will radically change the make-up of 'Game of Thrones' forever. There won't be a more memorable set of character deaths in 2013. How could someone top that?
As 'The Office' continues winding down in its final run of episodes toward the May 16 finale, its documentary format coming apart at the seams, a number of famous faces both old and new will continue to make their way through the halls of Dunder-Mifflin Scranton. The latest as we've learned is none other than 'The Sopranos' alum
Christopher Michael Imperioli! Find out what might make Imperioli put the hurt on Dwight Schrute for the final 'Office' episodes inside!
There are few shows that beg for your eye rolls more than The CW's 'The Carrie Diaries,' a non-canonical prequel to 'Sex and the City' that follows a young Carrie Bradshaw as a student in the '80s. Naturally, the best way for SNL to take that show on is to view it through the lens of another classic HBO show. And that brings us to the sketch embedded below, titled 'Sopranos High.'