George R.R. Martin: father of 'Game of Thrones'

Entertainment News Apr 5, 2019

George R.R. Martin: father of 'Game of Thrones'

George R.R. Martin, the 70-year-old writer behind HBO's blood-spattered epic "Game of Thrones," has created a multitude of fantasy worlds spanning medieval pasts to distant sci-fi futures. Portly, with a white beard, glasses and usually wearing a cap, Martin has been described as "America's Tolkien" ...

Winter has finally come for Isaac Hempstead Wright

TV Aug 2, 2017

Winter has finally come for Isaac Hempstead Wright

by Jordan Bremer

It's Monday night and the newly opened Brew La La craft beer bar in Tokyo's Shinbashi neighborhood is hopping. As the clock strikes 8 p.m., however, the 60 or so people gathered there fall silent. "Game of Thrones" is on. It's the seventh season premiere ...

After a gory death, 'Game of Thrones' revives Jon Snow

World Nov 24, 2015

After a gory death, 'Game of Thrones' revives Jon Snow

HBO's medieval saga "Game of Thrones" is known for serving up graphic deaths of its lead characters, but when fan favorite Jon Snow was killed off, avid followers speculated every theory and sighting that would bring back their heroic soldier. It looks like they prevailed. "Game ...

'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nods

Entertainment News Jul 10, 2014

'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nods

The fantasy saga "Game of Thrones," defying the Emmy Awards' grudging respect for genre fare, emerged as the leader in the nominations announced Thursday with 19 bids, including best drama series. Other top nominees included a pair of ambitious miniseries, "Fargo," with 18 bids, and ...