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Finale Postmortem: Director Breaks Down the "Anti-Game of Thrones" Death

Charles Dance

[WARNING: The following contains spoilers from the Season 4 finale of Game of Thrones. Read at your own risk!]

Trust Game of Thrones to put its own sick twist on Father's Day.

On Sunday's big finale, several characters bit the dust, but no one died with less dignity than ... read more

Will Tyrion Die? Game of Thrones Director Teases "Massive" Finale

Peter Dinklage

Game of Thrones has already broken many of its rules this season. What's one more?

Fans of HBO's epic fantasy series have been trained to expect a huge, possibly devastating game-changer in the penultimate episode of every season, followed by a more sedate 10th episode finale to deal with the aftermath. This year instead, major deaths and events have been peppered throughout Season 4, leaving its fans unsettled and unsure of what to expect. Alex Graves, who directed Sunday's finale (9/8c, HBO), promises more surprises in a 10th episode like no other.
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Game of Thrones Postmortem: Cast Spills on the Devastating Wall Battle

Rose Leslie

[WARNING! The following contains spoilers from Game of Thrones' "The Watchers on the Wall" episode. Read at your own risk!]

Jaded Game of Thrones fans may have been braced for more loss after last week's brutal death, but that didn't make Sunday's episode any less tragic.
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Game of Thrones Power Shift: Arya Uses the Pointy End

Maisie Williams

On Sunday's Game of Thrones premiere, Arya Stark had an unexpected reunion, which she handled in her typically straightforward (read: angry) manner. read more

Game of Thrones Catch-Up and Scoop: What's Next for Daenerys, Theon and the Wildlings

Emilia Clarke

Before Season 4 of the epic fantasy series kicks off Sunday (9/8c, HBO), we check in with the Mother of Dragons, the Free Folk and more to see where we left off and what's next. read more

Game of Thrones Power Shift: The Wildlings' Epic Climb and Littlefinger's Bad Investment

Esme Bianco

One whore has sadly discovered that she's not as skilled at playing the Game of Thrones as she fancied herself to be.

On Sunday's episode, Ros learns to not cross Littlefinger (or at least not get caught at it) too late. It's a grim reminder of just how brutal the world of the Seven Kingdoms is. Who else paid the price of failure? Who benefited? TVGuide.com breaks down the power shifts in "The Climb":
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Game of Thrones Power Shift: Jon Snow Goes Wild

Kit Harington

Sunday's Game of Thrones premiere started slowly, but Jon Snow was able to position himself well for what will be quite the chess match this season.

The Night's Watch brother infiltrated the wildlings north of the Wall, which at the very least should provide him with insight into their world. Not bad for a bastard! Who else advanced? Who suffered a setback? TVGuide.com breaks down the power shifts in "Valar Dohaeris":
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Game of Thrones Catch-Up and Scoop: What's Next for Daenerys, Jon Snow and Their Allies?

Emilia Clarke

Blah, blah, blah, Westeros. There's more to life beyond the Seven Kingdoms.

Just ask Game of Thrones' Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke). Sure, she may be plotting to return to Westeros so she can wrest the Iron Throne back from whichever pretender currently sits upon it, but it's her time on the eastern continent that has molded her into a leader. Similarly, Jon Snow (Kit Harington) has had to learn about life pretty quickly once he ventured beyond The Wall. Before tuning in to the Season 3 premiere on Sunday (9/8c, HBO), here's a check-in with those wild card outsiders to see where we left off and what's next.
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Political Animals Exclusive Video: Does Susan Care Too Much About the Hammond Family?

Carla Gugino

Political Animals' ace journalist Susan Berg (Carla Gugino) is willing to do anything to get a good story.

Years ago, she was the one to expose President Bud Hammond's (Ciarán Hinds) sexual liaisons and subsequently ruined the Hammods' marriage. And, as seen in the premiere episode, she withheld information about T.J.'s (Sebastian Stan) suicide attempt to get full access to Elaine (Sigourney Weaver). But as also seen in the first hour of the six-part miniseries, the Washington Globe News reporter has a thing or two in common with Secretary of State Barrish. Perhaps she's starting to care too much about the Hammonds?

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