Cable and streaming services are locked in a big-budget battle for another epic fantasy smash By Wei-Huan Chen Updated 5:22 pm CDT, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 "The Mandalorian" is set to premiere on Disney+ Nov. 12, 2019 "The Mandalorian" is set to premiere on Disney+ Nov. 12, 2019 Photo: Disney Photo: Disney Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 "The Mandalorian" is set to premiere on Disney+ Nov. 12, 2019 "The Mandalorian" is set to premiere on Disney+ Nov. 12, 2019 Photo: Disney Which of these shows will be the next “Game of Thrones”? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The cultural phenomenon that was “Game of Thrones,” which aired its series finale this past Sunday, … [Read more...] about Which of these shows will be the next “Game of Thrones”?
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Gary Gerard Hamilton Associated Press Published 7:43 PM EDT May 17, 2019 New York –From wine to clothing to tours, HBO and retailers have cashed in through the years with “Game of Thrones” merchandise. “Thrones” is not only a huge international show but also a massive business, with all sides hoping to pad the bank during the show’s eighth and final season. “It’s thousands of products, just a lot of stuff all around the world,” said Jeff Peters, HBO’s vice president of licensing and retail. “We’re so busy we don’t stop and count.” Products include makeup, beer, toy collectibles and even high fashion collaborations. But while the show itself is a TV phenomenon, that doesn’t guarantee fans will flock to stores. “It’s certainly good to be lucky. But you don’t get to where the merchandising programs are with HBO and what they’ve done with ‘Game of Thrones’ … [Read more...] about ‘Game of Thrones’ is ending, but will live on in merchandise
"Game of Thrones" has won more Emmy awards than any other television drama in history. When the eighth and final season begins tonight on HBO, some 30 million Americans are expected to tune in. Tens of millions more will be watching live in nearly 200 countries and territories around the world. More from the cast and creators of "Game of Thrones" The show is based on a series of fantasy novels written by George R.R. Martin, but don't let the dragons and magic fool you, this is no kids show. The characters are complex, and the storylines full of graphic violence, sex, and shocking surprises. Whether you're a fan or not, we thought you'd be interested to learn the unlikely story of how "Game of Thrones" began, and how it turned into one of the most popular television series ever made. "Game of Thrones" is set in the mythical seven kingdoms of Westeros , whose ruler historically sits on the Iron Throne Feuding families, vie for power. Manipulation and murder, tools of the trade. A … [Read more...] about “60 Minutes” goes behind the scenes on “Game of Thrones”
POLITICS 01/02/2019 07:30 pm ET Updated 56 minutes ago Inspired by HBO's hit flick, the president's "Sanctions Are Coming" meme has been turned into a giant poster. By David Barden President Donald Trump has turned his “Game of Thrones”- inspired “Sanctions Are Coming” meme into a poster, featuring it during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on Wednesday. Trump has a giant poster printed out of the “Sanctions are coming” meme sitting on the table while he talks to the press.pic.twitter.com/WaRnB1vFCE— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) January 2, 2019 Inspired by GoT’s iconic “winter is coming” tagline, Trump first tweeted the meme last November after announcing the reimposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran. At the time, HBO said in a statement that it “would prefer our trademark not be misappropriated for political purposes.” How do you say trademark misuse in Dothraki?— HBO … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Debuts ‘Game Of Thrones’-Themed Poster At Cabinet Meeting
President Donald Trump continued sending a message to Iran on Wednesday, during a meeting with his cabinet at the White House. As the president spoke, it was impossible to ignore the giant poster-size image warning Iran that “sanctions were coming.”The meme was first deployed by the president in November 2018 on Twitter, despite earning disapproval from HBO and Game of Thrones stars. “We were not aware of this messaging and would prefer our trademark not be misappropriated for political purposes,” HBO said in a statement to TIME. They also responded on Twitter. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Prints Poster-Size Game of Thrones Meme Warning Iran