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The final season of ‘Game of Thrones’

Winter is here and HBO's "Game of Thrones" is coming to an end. Here's everything you need to know.

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 premiere draws 17.4 million viewers to HBO

The “Game of Thrones” eighth-season premiere’s audience on streaming services nearly doubled compared with the show’s Season 7 opener in July 2017.

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: You know everything, Jon Snow — now what?

The final season of "Game of Thrones" began with an episode dedicated to reunions, and Jon Snow caught up with the rest of us about his parents.

Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ returns with urgency, reunions and dragon joyrides

The opening of "Game of Thrones'" final season sees Daenerys and Jon Snow arrive in the north for a segment that could be called 'How to Train Your Dragon Rider.' Meanwhile, Cersei manipulates, Sam faces choices and Arya and Sansa are suspicious.

A ‘Game of Thrones’ viewing party at Coachella? Fans can dream

Winter is finally here, but not for those attending the desert festival Coachella on Sunday.

‘Game of Thrones’ cast (plus a few 'Bake Off' stars) bid a fond farewell to Belfast

"Game of Thrones" premiered Friday in Belfast, the Northern Ireland city it has (mostly) called home for the past decade.

‘Game of Thrones’ series finale is approaching. How will HBO survive after it?

Ending a major hit show is not easy for any network. But the departure of “Game of Thrones,” which begins its eighth and farewell season on Sunday comes at a critical crossroads for HBO.

When and how to watch ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 premiere

After nearly two years off the air, the eighth and final season of HBO’s fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” premieres Sunday. Here’s when and how to watch it.

Confessions of a ‘Game of Thrones’ binge watcher: 5 things I couldn’t bear to see again

When you binge-watch seven seasons of “Game of Thrones” in three weeks, you need to be prepared for a few things. Namely, there will be certain scenes you will find too painful to watch again. Or at least I did.

After ‘Game of Thrones’: The odds on 7 shows vying to become TV’s next blockbuster

As 'Game of Thrones' ends, streaming and cable outlets are racing to offer the next pop culture-defining blockbuster. Here are seven that are in the works.

Who will win the ‘Game of Thrones’? The case for Daenerys Targaryen

Who will win the 'Game of Thrones'? The case for Daenerys Targaryen — the Breaker of Chains, the Mother of Dragons, the great Khaleesi and the rightful ruler of the seven kingdoms.

Who will win the Iron Throne in ‘Game of Thrones’? Wicked, vengeful Cersei Lannister

Making the case for why Cersei Lannister should win the Iron Throne in 'Game of Thrones.'

‘Game of Thrones’: Jon Snow gave his life, and deserves the throne

In "Game of Thrones," there's a case to be made for Jon Snow, a onetime bastard of Winterfell who has proven his ability to lead, inspire and fight against all odds for the people of Westeros, to be the ruler of the seven kingdoms.

Who will win ‘Game of Thrones’? Sansa already has

Every character has changed in "Game of Thrones" but only Sansa seems capable of understanding the difference between being a ruler and actually ruling.

Why Arya Stark should win ‘Game of Thrones’

Arya Stark has never shown any interest in the Iron Throne. But her quest for revenge can really only be considered complete if she wins and destroys it.

Who will win the iron throne in 'Game of Thrones'? The case for Bran Stark

Bran has been the longtime favorite to win the iron throne in "Game of Thrones." But as the end of the series approaches the case for Bran has weakened. And yet...Greg Braxton makes the case for Bran.

‘Game of Thrones’ wild-card characters who just might win the Iron Throne

These are the wild-card characters who might win the Iron Throne in "Game of Thrones."

We asked ‘Game of Thrones’ cast members to spell ‘Daenerys Targaryen.’ It didn't end well

Don't tell the Mother of Dragons, but no one on "Game of Thrones" can spell Daenerys Targaryen.

‘Game of Thrones’: Relive all seven seasons in just three minutes

Ahead of Sunday's premiere of Season 8 of "Game of Thrones," watch this three-minute video refresher to get caught up on the HBO series.

10 essential ‘Game of Thrones’ fan films reviewed, the most professional to most lovable

Fans impatient for "Game of Thrones" to return have made their own "GoT" fan films, building out the universe and becoming part of a beloved franchise. TV critic Robert Lloyd reviews 10 of the most worthy.

‘Game of Thrones’ cast reflects on the show’s legacy and most shocking moments

The cast of "Game of Thrones," including Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Gwendoline Christie, looks back on the often brutal HBO series that became a global sensation.

Is ‘Game of Thrones’ TV’s greatest show of all time? Yes, it is

There are many wonderful and significant television shows, but only one is truly epic: "Game of Thrones."

‘Game of Thrones’ love affair with sadistic audience manipulation, and why we keep watching

"Game of Thrones" returns for its final season with the promise of more violence and heartbreak — and, of course, killing off favorite characters. It's the ultimate audience manipulation. Why so many of us—lefty snowflakes and MAGA-hat wearers alike—can't wait to be abused again by TV's best drama.

‘Game of Thrones’ weapons master Tommy Dunne says Season 8 was ‘the biggest trouble’

If it's sharp and killed or maimed someone on "Game of Thrones," then weapons master Tommy Dunne probably made it. How he became the show's go-to sword guy.

Why ‘Game of Thrones’ horse master Camilla Naprous loves seeing Kit Harington ride

An interview with Camilla Naprous who as the horse master on all eight seasons of "Game of Thrones," was responsible for the care and coordination of the show's many equine stars

How ‘Game of Thrones’ linguist David J. Peterson became Hollywood’s go-to language guy

An interview with David J. Peterson, who invented the languages Dothraki and High Valyrian that are used in "Game of Thrones," and then went on to create many other languages for TV shows and movies.

The ‘Game of Thrones’ guide to wine

The world's top sommeliers weigh in on what to drink at your next Game of Thrones viewing party.

Binge-watching early ‘Game of Thrones’? 10 things we learned from reliving Season 1

With the eighth and final season of "Game of Thrones" set to begin April 14, there's a lot of catching up to do. Here are 10 things culture columnist Mary McNamara learned from re-watching the crucial first season.

‘Game of Thrones’ jewelry collection lets fans be the Mother of Dragons

Emmy Award-winning "Game of Thrones" costume designer Michele Clapton teamed up with London-based jewelry designers Yunus Ascott and Eliza Higginbottom to make the series' handcrafted jewelry available to "GOT" fans.

HBO revs up ‘Game of Thrones’ merchandise with Adidas and John Varvatos collaborations

HBO is expanding the "Game of Thrones" universe with a flurry of collaborations as the series comes to a close. The show's final season starts April 14.

Star-studded ‘Game of Thrones’ premiere treats fans to a preview of final season

The final season of the HBO fantasy series "Game of Thrones" premiered Wednesday night in New York City, drawing a bevy of its stars, including Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington and author George R. R. Martin.

Emilia Clarke’s mother knows how ‘Game of Thrones’ ends. Sort of

Emilia Clark, a.k.a. Daenerys Targaryen on "Game of Thrones," told her mother how the hit HBO show ends, but it wasn't too big a risk, the actress told Stephen Colbert on Tuesday.

‘Game of Thrones’ will end, but respect for fantasy should not

There's a reason "Game of Thrones" is so popular. It's a fantasy, and there's not a more influential or powerful genre in the world. So why do we continually have to rediscover it?

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