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Game of Thrones VI

by HBO

Synopsis

The season follows the continuing struggle between the Starks and other noble families of Westeros for the Iron Throne. The Starks defeat the Bolton forces in battle, and Jon Snow is proclaimed the King in the North. Tyrion attempts to rule Meereen while Daenerys is held captive by a Dothraki tribe. At King’s Landing, the Tyrell army attempts to liberate Margaery and Loras, but Margaery capitulates to the High Sparrow, who becomes more powerful by influencing King Tommen. At her trial, Cersei burns the Great Sept, killing her rivals, while Tommen kills himself. Unopposed, Cersei is crowned Queen of Westeros. Ellaria Sand and three of Oberyn Martell’s daughters kill Doran and Trystane Martell and seize control of Dorne, and Olenna discusses an alliance with Ellaria. In Essos, Daenerys Targaryen is captured by Khal Moro who takes her before the khals; she burns them alive and takes command of the Dothraki.

Reviews

In practical terms, “Thrones” exemplifies the perfect model for victory in the pay-to-view, subscription age – a program that combines prestige (garnering plenty of award nominations to go with it’s critical superlatives), mass appeal (carving out ratings records by HBO’s standards) and the kind of cultish devotion often reserved for much narrower properties.

Variety, Brian Lowry

Awards

Taormina Film Festival Award:
Best Actor for his performance as Ser Jorah Mormont in Game Of Thrones – Iain Glen

Game of Thrones became the highest ever winner of Emmys of any primetime TV show in the history of the awards.

The Sixth Series received 23 Emmy nominations, winning 12 awards including:
Outstanding Drama Series
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series – David Benioff and DB Weiss
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series – Miguel Sapochnik

Main Cast

Peter Dinklage
Tyrion Lannister
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Jaime Lannister
Lena Headey
Cersei Lannister
Emilia Clarke
Daenerys Targaryen
Kit Harington
Jon Snow
Aidan Gillen
Littlefinger
Iain Glen
Jorah Mormont
Liam Cunningham
Davos Seaworth
Carice van Houten
Melisandre
Natalie Dormer
Margaery Tyrell
Indira Varma
Ellaria Sand
Sophie Turner
Sansa Stark
Nathalie Emmanuel
Missandei
Rory McCann
The Hound
Maisie Williams
Arya Stark
Conleth Hill
Varys
Alfie Allen
Theon Greyjoy
John Bradley
Samwell Tarly
Tom Wlaschiha
Jaqen H’ghar
Gwendoline Christie
Brienne of Tarth
Hannah Murray
Gilly
Jonathan Pryce
High Sparrow
Kristofer Hivju
Tormund Giantsbane
Michiel Huisman
Daario Naharis
Michael McElhatton
Roose Bolton
Iwan Rheon
Ramsay Bolton
Dean-Charles Chapman
Tommen Baratheon
Isaac Hempstead Wright
Bran Stark
Jerome Flynn
Bronn
Showrunner
David Benioff
Showrunner
Dan Weiss
Director
Jeremy Podeswa
Director
Daniel Sackheim
Director
Jack Bender
Director
Mark Mylod
Director
Miguel Sapochnik


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Game of Thrones” is the best show on television.

Chicago Tribune, Jon Kaas