TechCrunch: ‘Game of Thrones’ season finale sets record as HBO’s most-viewed episode ever

Despite disappointing many longtime fans of the show, the “Game of Thrones” series finale set a new record for HBO as the most viewed episode in the network’s history. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the episode reached 13.6 million viewers…

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TechCrunch: Game of Thrones petition reaches 1M signatures ahead of finale

Life is short, difficult and, most likely, ultimately meaningless. In this age of immediate fan service, it’s important to remember that you can’t always get what you want. That goes double when it comes to the final season of a…

Mashable: How ‘Game of Thrones’ became the worst possible version of itself in Season 8

Same, Arya.Image: hbo By Jess Joho2019-05-15 10:00:00 UTC The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones gave us plenty of conclusions to years-long character arcs, but left one much larger question in their stead: What was the point? Like, of any…

Mashable: The wide-eyed terror of HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’

Image: hbo By Proma Khosla2019-05-12 15:00:00 UTC HBO’s Chernobyl was never going to be light, breezy TV show, but there’s no way to prepare for what it does to you. The five-part miniseries is an unmissable television event, but it…

TechCrunch: Original Content podcast: The battle of opinions over ‘Game of Thrones’ and the Battle of Winterfell

This post and podcast contain spoilers for “Game of Thrones” and  “Avengers: Endgame.” “The Long Night,” the much-anticipated “Game of Thrones” episode where the living and the dead meet in a desperate, epic battle, wasn’t entirely embraced by the show’s fans.…