Game of Thrones


Game of Thrones final season set for April premiere

The eighth and final season of HBO hit Game of Thrones (GOT) is set for an April 2019 premiere. The news arrived from a HBO promo video launched today (13 November), but does not specify the exact day in April which it lands. HBO’s flagship show won multiple Emmy awards this year and its season end […]

Netflix and HBO tie up for Emmy wins

HBO and Netflix reached a tie with 23 wins each during the 70th annual primtetime Emmys, which took place last night. Netflix surpassed HBO for the first time in Emmy nominations this July, but when it came to the crunch the two entertainment powerhouses reached a draw in award wins. Game of Thrones came up […]

HBO bests Netflix in Creative Arts Emmy race

HBO and Netflix faced off at the Creative Arts Emmys, where the AT&T-owned Game of Thrones network narrowly edged out the streaming giant with 17 wins. The awards – which honour artistic and technical achievement in television and were presented across two nights – saw HBO pick up Best Writing for a Variety Series for […]

Parrot & Guinness World Records name most ‘in-demand’ shows in the world

Parrot Analytics, the big data TV analytics firm, has partnered with Guinness World Records (GWR) to identify the most in-demand TV series and digital series in the world, across 2017. Using Parrot’s global, real-time platform, the analytics company along with GWR revealed that HBO’s Game of Thrones was the most ‘in-demand’ series in the world […]

TBI Weekly: Is it the end of HBO as we know it?

John Stankey’s bid to “alter and change” HBO’s direction got people talking this week. Is this the end of the boutique operation as we know it? While talking to staffers on the impact the network’s recent merger with AT&T would have, he said the outfit would have to get “bigger and broader”. Despite never uttering […]

Amazon inks first-look deal with Game of Thrones producer

Game of Thrones co-executive producer Vince Gerardis has signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios. With the hire, the studio will gain access to Gerardis’ intellectual property library from science fiction and fantasy authors such as Robert Silberberg and David Brin. Gerardis has a history of packaging and selling TV projects based on literary titles. […]

In-demand: UK (June 4-10, 2018)

Record-breaking format Love Island has taken the UK by storm this week becoming the most demanded show by far, according to Parrot Analytics data. ITV had already revealed that the format’s season four premiere had broken records, peaking with 3.4 million viewers and a 16.4% market share on its ITV2 channel. Parrot Data now shows […]

In-demand: Greece (April 24-30, 2018)

New season starters are high priority for Greek audiences this week, as titles to have started, or set to start, a new season dominate the country’s digitals list. The Sense8 finale is set to arrive June 8 on Netflix and comes second in the Greek digitals list. It is topped by the ever-popular Stranger Things, […]

UK’s high-end drama boom leads to £2.6m in levy funds

The UK’s booming production schedule in television drama saw a record £2.6 ($3.63) million paid in contributions to the High-end TV (HETV) Levy fund last year, according to UK body Creative Skillset. Over 100 high-end productions including Game of Thrones, Poldark, Luther, Derry Girls, The Durrells, Black Mirror, Shetland, Call the Midwife and Peaky Blinders, made the payments […]

In-demand chart: Austria (April 9 – 15, 2018)

German language titles dominate for Austria’s weekly charts, which feature shows from Germany’s Next Top Model to Sturm Der Liebe. Austrian audiences appear to be traditionalists when it comes to this week’s lists. In the overall charts, German language titles Top Model, Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar, Berlin – Tag & Nacht and Sturm Der Liebe […]

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