Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' is HBO's hit fantasy series based on the acclaimed novels by George R.R. Martin. Set in the fictional, medieval world of Westeros, 'Game of Thrones' sees rival houses fighting against each other (and against their own family members) for the Iron Throne. Among the series' vast arsenal of characters are the Starks, based in the frigid North; the Lannisters, who's sadistic Joffrey currently resides as King of Westeros; and the Targaryens, who's Daenerys is among the last of her family and is plotting a return to Westeros to smite her enemies with dragons after she was forced to flee as a child when a rebellion usurped her ruling family.

  • Network: HBO
  • Air Time: Sundays, 9 p.m. EST
  • Season 5 Premiere: April 12, 2015


  • Cast: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Natalie Dormer, Kit Harington, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Isaac Hempstead-Wright.
The Best TV Shows of 2016 (According to Kevin Fitzpatrick)
Peak TV grows ever-more crowded in 2016, with hundreds of series competing from Westeros to Westworld, the streets of Harlem, underwater factories and everywhere in between. Join ScreenCrush TV critic Kevin Fitzpatrick to cut through all the clutter, and rank the very Best TV Shows of 2016!
Peter Vaughan, ‘Game of Thrones’ Star, Dies at 93
Although his watch had since ended on the series, Game of Thrones fans no doubt remember the inimitable Peter Vaughan, actor behind the wise and enigmatic Maester Aemon. Word now comes that the actor has passed away at age 93, following a distinguished career that also includes the U.K.’s Por…
HBO and Cinemax Options Added to Amazon Prime
As if the ability to watch Netflix offline weren’t enough, soon all your streaming options will change the way you watch TV. Amazon seems to be keeping plenty competitive as well, now adding the option to include HBO or Cinemax to its Prime subscription, albeit for a price.

Load More Articles