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JUN
8
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'Game of Thrones' Recap: Jon Takes the Wall

'Game of Thrones' Recap: Jon Takes the Wall

[Warning: Spoilers ahead for Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones, "The Watchers on the Wall."]

Ygritte (Rose Leslie) got to tell Jon Snow (Kit Harington) he knows nothing one last time.

It felt inevitable that one way or the other, their story would end with Sunday's episode, but it still hurt seeing Jon smile and Ygritte speaking about their cave.

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JUN
8
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'Game of Thrones' Director on Epic Battle: 'We Pulled Out All the Stops' (Q&A)

'Game of Thrones' Director on Epic Battle: 'We Pulled Out All the Stops' (Q&A)

[Warning: Spoilers ahead for Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones, "The Watchers on the Wall."]

Game of Thrones is arguably the biggest show on TV, but Sunday's episode was ambitious even by Thrones standards.

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JUN
6
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'Game of Thrones': 5 Greatest Battle Speeches

'Game of Thrones': 5 Greatest Battle Speeches

HBO's Game of Thrones is poised to unleash what will likely be its most epic battle to date. 

In preparation for Sunday's "The Watchers on the Wall," we're ranking our five favorite battle speeches. Not all of them end well, but they are all great in their own way.

Check them out below, and for more on the episode, see our theories of what will happen here.

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JUN
5
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'Game of Thrones' Officially Surpasses 'The Sopranos' As HBO's Biggest Series

'Game of Thrones' Officially Surpasses 'The Sopranos' As HBO's Biggest Series

Locking down that two-season renewal looks smarter every day. HBO just revealed that Game of Thrones has officially taken the crown as the pay cabler's most popular series to date.

Upping its gross season-four average from 18 million to 18.4 million ahead of the final two episodes, Game of Thrones passes the high watermark set by The Sopranos in 2002. The most-watched season of the mob drama maxed out at 18.2 million viewers.

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JUN
5
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'Game of Thrones': 5 Clues About the Battle at Castle Black (Video)

'Game of Thrones': 5 Clues About the Battle at Castle Black (Video)

Game of Thrones fans, get ready for a battle the likes of which we haven't seen since season two.

We're told the episode, called "The Watchers on the Wall,"  takes place entirely on the Wall. Judging by the preview, Jon (Kit Harington), Sam (John Bradley) and the rest will be facing long odds as the Wildling army approaches Castle Black.

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JUN
4
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George R.R. Martin's Editor Hints at Eighth 'Game of Thrones' Book

George R.R. Martin's Editor Hints at Eighth 'Game of Thrones' Book

Game of Thrones fans are already nervous that the HBO drama will catch up to the book series by George R.R. Martin, as the current season follows the second half of the third book.

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JUN
4
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'Game of Thrones' Now Rivals 'The Walking Dead' With 18 Million Viewers This Season

'Game of Thrones' Now Rivals 'The Walking Dead' With 18 Million Viewers This Season

Game of Thrones isn't just the biggest thing on HBO. It's now one of the most watched series on TV.

The fourth season of the pay cable net's crown jewel is currently averaging 18 million gross weekly viewers -- that figure, courtesy of HBO, includes first-runs, encores, HBO GO and On Demand views -- more than doubling its already formidable Sunday outings that have been holding steady around 7.2 million viewers for the past month.

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JUN
2
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'Game of Thrones' Director on Gruesome Fight: 'I've Never Seen Anything Like This' (Q&A)

'Game of Thrones' Director on Gruesome Fight: 'I've Never Seen Anything Like This' (Q&A)

[Warning: Spoilers ahead for Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones, "The Mountain and the Viper."]

Director Alex Graves has already tackled the Purple Wedding and that infamous Cersei/Jaime scene. Now he can add this week's trial by combat shocker to his résumé.

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JUN
1
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'Game of Thrones' Recap: The Mountain and the Viper Duke It Out

'Game of Thrones' Recap: The Mountain and the Viper Duke It Out

[Warning: Spoilers ahead for Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones, "The Mountain and the Viper."]

Poor Oberyn, you were this close.

The Red Viper (Pedro Pascal) channeled his inner Inigo Montoya during his much-anticipated trial by combat with The Mountain (Hafthor Julius Bjornsson).

"You raped my sister. You murdered her. You killed her children. Say it now and we can make this quick," he tells Gregor Clegane at the beginning of their battle.

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JUN
1
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'Game of Thrones' Stars on 'Brutal' Fight: 'There Were No Holds Barred' (Q&A)

'Game of Thrones' Stars on 'Brutal' Fight: 'There Were No Holds Barred' (Q&A)

[Warning: Spoilers ahead for Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones, "The Mountain and the Viper."]

Westeros' most epic trial by combat is over.

For book readers, this was among the most anticipated episodes of season four, with Oberyn (Pedro Pascal) and The Mountain (Hafthor Julius Bjornsson) fighting on behalf of Tyrion and Cersei, respectively.

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MAY
30
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'Game of Thrones' Star on Sunday's Duel: 'The Show Upped Its Game'

Update: read the full Q&A here.

It's almost time for "The Mountain and The Viper," and one of the actors involved promises Game of Thrones fans won't be disappointed by Sunday's big battle.

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MAY
27
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Television Critics Awards Nominations: HBO's 'True Detective' Leads

Television Critics Awards Nominations: HBO's 'True Detective' Leads

The Television Critics Association nominations have been announced.

HBO's critically-lauded True Detective tops the nominees with four, including individual achievement in drama for Matthew McConaughey, outstanding new program, outstanding achievement in movies/miniseries and specials and program of the year.

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MAY
24
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'Game of Thrones': 4 Ways to Handle Episode Withdrawal (Video)

'Game of Thrones': 4 Ways to Handle Episode Withdrawal (Video)

With Game of Thrones off this week, fans have to wait until June to return to Westeros.

Waiting is tough, so in the meantime, here are four things to tide you over.

1. Who will be in season five?

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MAY
22
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'Game of Thrones': 7 Clues About 'The Mountain and the Viper'

'Game of Thrones': 7 Clues About 'The Mountain and the Viper'

Game of Thrones is poised to unleash the Viper.

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