Game of Thrones finale reactions

After eight seasons, almost 75 episodes, and generating enough passion to fuel every fire in the realm, HBO’s Game of Thrones has come to an end. You know how we’ve responded, but what do the stars of the show think about the way the series concluded? Read on for several of their Game of Thrones finale reactions, including comments from Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, and more. Read More »

Kit Harington Hosted Saturday Night Live

Everyone is so used to Kit Harington as Jon Snow that it was a little jarring to see him without a beard when he made his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live. But even more startling was his normal voice, which is surprisingly different from the way he speaks as Jon Snow. It was almost distracting, but then Kit Harington made you forget about it by doing some goofy characters. Plus, some of his Game of Thrones co-stars stopped by during the monologue. The result was a decent episode with a smattering of great sketches Read More »

Saturday Night Live Game of Thrones Spin-Offs

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington took the stage in Studio 8H in 30 Rockefeller Plaza to host Saturday Night Live for the first time. Since the series has finished shooting, he didn’t bring his signature Jon Snow beard with him, and he also wasn’t divulging any secrets about the final season. But that didn’t stop SNL from revealing the slate of upcoming Game of Thrones spin-offs, prequels and sequels that HBO has in the works to fill in the void left by the end of their hit fantasy show.

Watch the Saturday Night Live Game of Thrones spin-offs below. Read More »

April Saturday Night Live Hosts

Saturday Night Live is taking a short break between new episodes, but when the late night sketch comedy returns at the end of the month, they’ll be churning out three episodes in a row. After how great the recent back-to-back episodes hosted by John Mulaney and Idris Elba turned out to be, the pressure is on to keep the momentum going.

Thankfully, the three upcoming Saturday Night Live hosts set for the spring are exciting prospects since two of them are stars of hit TV shows hosting for the first time, and another is a comedy treasure who will be hosting for the fourth time.  Read More »

Game of Thrones season 8 photo

The wait for the final season of HBO’s mega-hit Game of Thrones will continue into next year, but today, we have our first official season 8 photo courtesy of a new Entertainment Weekly cover. Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen share an embrace, while stars Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke and co-executive producer Bryan Cogman share some details about the making of one of the biggest seasons of television in history.  Read More »

Gunpowder trailer

The story of Guy Fawkes is about to get the sexy melodrama treatment, folks. Kit Harington stars in Gunpowder, a gritty new drama based upon the famous Gunpowder plot of 1605, wherein Guy Fawkes and a group of English Catholics planned to blow up the House of Lords and kill King James I. The Gunpowder trailer give us a look at this new, dirt-caked drama in all its Game of Thrones-ish glory.

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Kit Harington Game of Thrones Audition

By now everyone knows Kit Harington best as Jon Snow, the bastard son of Eddard Stark, on HBO’s hit fantasy series Game of Thrones. Though that might be the part he ended up landing on the show, it turns out he actually auditioned for many more parts on the series, just to cover his bases.

Jimmy Kimmel Live was fortunate enough to get their hands on Kit Harington’s other auditions thanks to showrunners Dan Weiss and David Benioff reaching back into the archives for these amazing screen tests.

Watch the Kit Harington Game of Thrones audition tape below to see his other tryouts. Read More »

Game of Thrones season 7 trailer breakdown

If you haven’t watched the latest trailer for Game of Thrones season 7 yet, put a pin in whatever you’re doing and check it out – but, fair warning, there’s a chance you might unconsciously pump your fist in celebration, so make sure you’re in a place where you won’t injure anyone in the process. I’m comfortable declaring this as the best trailer in the show’s history so far, and a trailer with this much going on deserves a closer look. Let’s dive in and go frame-by-frame through this glorious piece of work. The battle for Westeros has begun.
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game of thrones season 7 daenerys

At its core, HBO’s wildly popular fantasy series Game of Thrones is a chess game. The early seasons involved a handful of characters slowly and methodically plotting their political maneuvers and adapting to situations around them in the hopes of securing the coveted Iron Throne for themselves, while others waited in the wings, quietly accruing power and preparing to strike.

But now that the board has been culled down to its most essential pieces, things are going to start happening a hell of a lot more quickly on the show. No more waiting. No more quiet contemplating. It’s time for action, and according to new interviews with the showrunners and cast, that’s exactly what we’re going to get in Game of Thrones season 7.
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Game of Thrones season 7 tone

Game of Thrones is a pretty grim show and always has been. This is a drama whose season premiere ends with a child getting pushed out a window, and whose first season ended with its noblest hero getting decapitated. But according to stars Kit Harington and Maisie Williams, we ain’t seen nothin’ yet. With just two shortened seasons left, the actors are teasing a “very bleak” turn for the series. Because things weren’t depressing enough for the Starks already.

Spoilers for the most recent season ahead!  Read More »