Video game of Thrones is an American dream drama television series developed by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss for HBO. It is an adjustment of A Track of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin’s series of fantasy books, the first of which is A Video game of Thrones. The show was both produced and also filmed in Belfast as well as in other places in the United Kingdom. Shooting areas likewise included Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Malta, Morocco, as well as Spain. The series premiered on HBO in the United States on April 17, 2011, and wrapped up on May 19, 2019, with 73 episodes transmitted over eight periods.
Set on the fictional continents of Westeros as well as Essos, Game of Thrones has several plots and also a big set cast as well as adheres to several tale arcs. One arc has to do with the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms and also follows a web of alliances as well as conflicts among the worthy empires either contending to assert the throne or fighting for independence from it. Another concentrates on the last offspring of the realm’s deposed judgment empire, that has actually been ousted and also is outlining a return to the throne, while another story arc complies with the Evening’s Watch, a league protecting the world versus the strong peoples and fabulous creatures of the North.
Game of Thrones brought in a record viewership on HBO and also has a broad, energetic, and also international follower base. The series was well-known by critics for its acting, complex characters, story, scope, and also production values, although its constant use of nudity and also violence (consisting of sexual physical violence) was criticized; the last season obtained further objection for its condensed story as well as imaginative choices, with several considering it a disappointing verdict. The collection obtained 58 Primetime Emmy Awards, the most by a drama series, including Superior Dramatization Collection in 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019. Its various other awards and nominations consist of 3 Hugo Awards for Best Remarkable Discussion (2012– 2014), a 2011 Peabody Award, as well as 5 elections for the Golden Globe Honor for Best Tv Series– Dramatization (2012 as well as 2015– 2018). In 2019, the show’s final period developed a new document for a lot of Emmy nominations obtained in the same year by any normal collection with 32, damaging the 25 years long record of 26 nominations established by NYPD Blue in 1994; it additionally established Game of Thrones as the dramatization series with one of the most general Emmy elections, with an overall of 161.
Of the set cast, Peter Dinklage has actually won 4 Primetime Emmy Awards for Impressive Sustaining Actor in a Dramatization Series (2011, 2015, 2018, and 2019) and also the Golden World Honor for Best Supporting Star– Series, Miniseries or Television Film (2012) for his performance as Tyrion Lannister. Alfie Allen, Gwendoline Christie, Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Package Harington, Sophie Turner, Diana Rigg, Carice van Houten, Max von Sydow, and also Maisie Williams have likewise gotten Primetime Emmy Honor elections for their performances.