We’ve seen HBO struggling to launch major hits in the last few years, comedy in particular, and now the Duplass brothers’ Togetherness has come apart as well. The second season will finish out on HBO, but won’t live to see a third.
Season 6 more than ever stirred conversation on Game of Thrones’ rampant violence, against women especially, and a number of surprising voices have chimed in either way. Now, HBO star (and GoT showrunner David Benioff’s wife) Amanda Peet has come to the fantasy-drama’s defense, calling the outrage “really misplaced.”
Here's a fun fact: Amanda Peet's husband co-created HBO's smash hit series 'Game of Thrones,' and that's definitely something that has worked out for him. Good for you, David Benioff! People love your show! It is wonderful! Still, the first time Peet heard the pitch, she didn't like it. She thought it was "silly." Oops.