Game of Thrones

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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
Game of Thrones title card.jpg
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

Game of Thrones is an American fantasie drama televeesion series creautit 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.

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 televeesion series o all time.