Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Game of Thrones

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017

Viewers continued to play peek-a-boo with “Big Brother” last week. CBS’ voyeuristic reality show landed four editions among the top 16 slots, according to Nielsen. But NBC had the week’s most-watched shows: two nights of “America’s Got Talent,” with 13.4 million and 10.9 million viewers.

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Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

Sports, talent derbies, news and voyeurism kept unscripted fare high on the Nielsen roster last week.

A big exception: premium cable HBO’s scripted sensation “Game of Thrones,” which continued its reign with a best-yet audience of 10.2 million in its 9 p.m. Sunday berth. For the week, “...

Monday, Aug. 7, 2017

Hackers using the name "Mr. Smith" posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded that HBO pay a ransom of several million dollars to prevent further such releases.

The data dump included what appear to be scripts from five "Game of Thrones" episodes, including one...

Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017

“Big Brother” was a big winner for CBS last week. The peek-a-boo reality series claimed Top 10 slots for its trio of editions last week, according to Nielsen, ranking fifth, seventh and eighth.

NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” continued to demonstrate a talent for drawing viewers as the week’...

Monday, May. 15, 2017

HBO's "Game of Thrones" is in its home stretch. But the game isn't over for its creator, George R.R. Martin, who is in the thick of planning for potential new series on the network.

Posting on his website, Martin shared some tidbits about what any future "GOT"-related shows might, or...

Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017

The Cinema Audio Society Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing Motion Picture - Live Action was presented on Saturday evening (2/18) to the sound mixing team of Steven Morrow, CAS, Andy Nelson, CAS, Ai Ling Lee, Nicholai Baxter, David Betancourt, and James Ashwill for La La Land. Director...

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for the 15th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video games and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers and...

Monday, Sep. 19, 2016

“Game of Thrones” conquered the Emmy kingdom Sunday, honored as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honored prime-time TV series ever on a night of surprises and sharp political jabs.

“Veep” repeated as best comedy series and its star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, won...

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

A four-time DGA Award nominee for Lost, a series which also earned him three Emmy nods as a director, Jack Bender—whose first directing Emmy nomination came for Northern Exposure— now finds himself again in the running for a TV Academy statuette based on his directorial prowess...

Saturday, Jul. 30, 2016

HBO took a bit of heat Saturday for its shows' sexualized violence toward women.

At the semi-annual Television Critics Association conference, HBO programming head Casey Bloys took questions about the violent storytelling of the network's hit series "Game of Thrones" and "The Night Of,"...