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Game of Thrones - Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey). HBO-Helen Sloan

‘Game of Thrones’ breaks record with 19.3 million viewership

The final episode of “Game of Thrones” broke single-night viewing records with 19.3 million tuning in to watch the finale, despite the mixed reactions from fans.

Game of Thrones petition: Over 700, 000 fans demand season 8 remake

Over 700, 000 fans of the popular television show, ‘Game of Thrones’ have called for a remake of what they termed “a disappointing last season”.
Game of Thrones - Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey). HBO-Helen Sloan

Game of Thrones fans fired up for final season

Three hundred die-hard Game of Thrones fans laughed, howled and moaned their way through the premiere of the hugely popular fantasy saga’s last season in New York on Sunday.
Lead actor in a limited series or movie nominee John Legend dances onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards with the One of Each dancers -- a dig at the lack of diversity in Hollywood. ROBYN BECK-AFP-Getty Images

Emmy Awards 2018: ‘Game of Thrones’ wins best drama series

HBO’s record-breaking fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” stormed back onto the Emmys stage on Monday, winning the coveted best drama series prize on a night full of surprises, including an on-air marriage proposal that stunned the audience.
Nnedi Okorafor

Marvel Comics commissions Nigeria’s Nnedi Okorafor to write standalone book on Black Panther’s Shuri

Nigerian award winning comic writer Nnedi Okorafor has been commissioned by Marvel Comics to write a standalone book for Black Panther character ‘Shuri’.

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