Netflix white house drama House of Cards bagged 13 Emmy nominations this year and is available here.
Emmys: 6 wins 46 nominations
Emmys: 6 wins 46 nominations
— The Americans (@TheAmericansFX) July 16, 2016
The Americans is all set for a 13-episode Season 5 to air in 2017 and a 10-episode sixth and final season to air in 2018.
Emmys: 2 wins 10 nominations
Preacher is based on the DC graphic novel series of the same name.
Victorian horror series Penny Dreadful premieres its 3rd season two weeks from tonight and will feature a fresh rendition of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic mad-scientist manifesto The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
“Penny dreadfuls” were a 19th-century London publishing phenomenon that featured a mass influx of cheap, illustration-heavy horror-based drama pieces.
— Penny Dreadful (@SHO_Penny) April 7, 2016
Honorable mention : Rory Kinnear : John Clare : Penny Dreadful
Penny Dreadful is an elegant and clever amalgam of 17th century horror classics most notably : Mary Shelley’s Dr. Frankenstein, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, and Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Grey, among others.
Thrones SYGU‘d in a significant fashion this year picking up Emmy awards for Outstanding Drama Series, as well as Outstanding Directing, Outstanding Writing, Outstanding Casting, Outstanding Supporting Actor, and Outstanding Special Visual Effects among others.
Season 6 premieres two weeks from tonight and will essentially feature brand new content that George R.R. Martin has not yet written. So now all the snobby GoT book nerds will have to wait an entire week to find out what happens just like the rest of us plebs.
*** SPOILERS AHEAD ***
— Game Of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) April 11, 2016
— Keirsey.com (@Keirseydotcom) April 4, 2016
Honestly if you aren’t a Thrones fan by now I’m just gonna throw this out there but, something is wrong with you. @kevfeige #themanhimself is said to be a rampant Thrones fan and I’m not gonna hold it against the guy. It’s a quality show.
Thrones is back and thank the gods. Ok. That was a bluff. I went all-in, and I folded. Wasn’t my best poker play. Throne’s presence at San Diego Comic-Con kicked off with a tribute to the many casualties of the beloved series:
Author George R.R. Martin is still writing The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring, the 6th and 7th installments of A Song of Ice and Fire, respectively. The Winds of Winter is set for release December of this year, while Thrones Season 4 started location shooting last week in Nesjavellir, Iceland. Several thespians have been cast for the season already including Pedro Pascal as Oberyn Martell, Indira Varma as Ellaria Sand, and Mark Gatiss in an unspecified role.
Major potential Season 4 characters that have NOT been cast yet include: Mace Tyrell; Lord of Highgarden, Styr; the Magnar of Thenn, Aeron “Damphair” Greyjoy; The Iron Captain, Victarion Greyjoy; Captain of the Iron fleet, Ser Arys Oakheart; The Soiled Knight, Areo Hotah; The Captain of Guards, and finally Arianne Martell; daughter of Prince Doran. Stay tuned for casting/shooting updates as they arrive.
HBO parent company Time Warner has released their latest quarterly earnings report and within it are the latest viewer numbers for Game of Thrones. HBO is now reporting that Game of Thrones averaged 14.2 million viewers per episode last season. This is a 20% increase over season 2′s viewership number and is a significant jump from the last reported number of 13.6 million. (You can download the full report here.)
What does this mean? It means that even well into season 3 Thrones‘ viewership is still climbing. Which is pretty unprecedented for a drama like this. I suspect the Red Wedding may have had something to do with the late season jump as people got caught up on the show to see what all the fuss is about.
This also means that Game of Thrones is very, very close to becoming HBO’s most-watched show of all-time. The Sopranos is currently tops with an average of 14.4 million viewers per episode.Game of Thrones may very well break that next season.
— Keirsey.com (@Keirseydotcom) July 25, 2013