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Game of Thrones is a 40-episode, 4-season fantasy TV series from America created by D. B. Weiss, an American writer, producer, director and screenwriter, and David Benioff, an American writer, dramatist and television producer. The serial was created for the HBO channel, and it is the adaptation of the novel, A Game of Thrones, the first novel of the series of fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, written by George R. R. Martin, an American writer and short story author in the horror, fantasy, and science fiction categories, and a television producer and a screenwriter.
The Game of Thrones TV series was filmed in a studio in Belfast and in various locations in the Northern parts of Ireland, and Scotland, Malta, Croatia, the United States, Iceland, Morocco and Spain. The series premiered the 17th of April 2011 on the HBO channel in the United States. After two days, the fourth season of the TV series premiered during April 2014, and HBO improved the drama for the 5th and 6th seasons.
Plot of the TV series
The Game of Thrones set on the imaginary continents of Essos and Westeros during the last part of a decade-long summer, which intertwines numerous plot lines. The first season follows the affiliates of several dignified homes in a civil war for the Seven Kingdoms’ Iron Throne. The second one covers the increasing threat of the awaiting winter and the horror of the renowned creatures of Southerners and violent people of the North. The third season follows the histories of the efforts of the expelled last scion of the overthrown ruling dynasty of the kingdom to regain the throne. Through the investigation of the goals and morals of the several characters of the Game of Thrones TV series, it explores the problems of communal hierarchy, loyalty, religion, corruption, crime, civil war, and sentence in its fourth season.
Response of the TV series
The Game of Thrones TV series has fascinated record numbers of spectators on the HBO channel and acquired an outstandingly wide and active global fan base. It received extensive praise by critics, even though its recurrent use of violence, nudity, and sexual hostility has attracted disapproval. The TV series has been nominated for many awards and won most of them.
Nominations and awards
Among the group cast, the 2011 Primetime Emmy Award for the exceptional supporting performer in a Drama Series was won by Peter Dinklage, an actor from America, who played the role of Tyrion Lannister in the series.
Peter Dinklage also won the 2012 Golden Globe Award for the Best Supporting Performer for his Tyrion Lannister character.
The TV series was nominated for the 2012 Golden Globe Award Best TV Series category and won the award for the Best Performance by an Actor in a supporting character in a series category.
The TV show won the 2013 Hugo Award for the Best theatrical presentation in both Short Form and Long Form.
The Game of Thrones TV series won the 2014 Primetime Emmy Award proposal for exceptional Drama Series for its initial four seasons and for the exceptional Art Direction for the Fantasy or Contemporary Series categories.
It won the 2014 Screen Actors Guild Awards for the exceptional Action Performance by a Stunt Group in a TV Series category.