Game of Thrones

This airticle is aboot the televeesion series. For the novelle in the series A Song of Ice and Fire, see A Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones is an American fantasie drama telly series creatit bi David Benioff an D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation o A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series o fantasie novelles, the first o that is A Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones
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Genre
Creautit bi
Based onA Song of Ice and Fire
bi George R. R. Martin
Starninsee Leet o Game of Thrones chairacters
Theme muisic componerRamin Djawadi
Appenin theme"Main Teetle"
Componer(s)Ramin Djawadi
Kintra o oreeginUnitit States
Oreeginal leid(s)Inglis
No. o series8
No. o episodes73 (leet o episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Mark Huffam
  • Frank Doelger
  • Chris Newman
  • Greg Spence
  • Lisa McAtackney
  • Bryan Cogman
  • Duncan Muggoch
Location(s)
  • Northren Ireland
  • Croatie
  • Iceland
  • Spain
  • Maltae
  • Morocco
Lenth50–80 minutes
Production company(s)
  • Television 360
  • Grok! Television
  • Generator Entertainment
  • Startling Television
  • Bighead Littlehead
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Oreeginal networkHBO
Pictur format1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Oreeginal release17 Apryle 2011 (2011-04-17) – 19 Mey 2019 (2019-05-19)
Chronology
Related shawsAfter the Thrones
Thronecast
Freemit airtins
Wabsteid
Production wabsteid

Set on the feectional continents o Westeros an Essos, Game of Thrones haes a lairge ensemmle cast an follaes several story arcs. Ane arc is aboot the Iron Throne o the Seven Kingdoms o Westeros an follaes a wab o alliances an conflicts amang the noble dynasties aither vyin tae claim the throne or fechtin for unthirldom frae it. Anither focuses on the last descendant Daenerys Targaryen o the realm's deponed rulin dynasty, that haes been exiled tae Essos an is plottin a return tae the throne, while anither story arc follaes the Night's Watch, a britherheid defendin the realm against the fierce fowks an leegendar craiturs o the North.

Game of Thrones attractit a record viewership on HBO an haes a braid, active, an internaitional fan base. The series wis acclaimed bi creetics for its actin, complex chairacters, story, scope, an production values, awtho its frequent uise o nudity an veeolence (includin sexual veeolence) wis creeticised; the feenal series received faur creeticism for its condensed story an creautive deceesions, wi mony conseederin it a disappyntin conclusion. The series received 58 Primetime Emmy Awairds, the maist bi a drama series, includin Ootstaundin Drama Series in 2015, 2016, 2018, an 2019. Its ither awairds an nominations include three Hugo Awairds for Best Dramatic Presentation (2012–2014), a 2011 Peabody Awaird, an five nominations for the Gowden Globe Awaird for Best Televeesion Series – Drama (2012 an 2015–2018). Mony creetics an publications hae named the shaw as ane o the best telly series o all time.