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GoT fans will be unhappy – George R.R. Martin

The Television Academy Of Arts And Sciences' Presents An Evening With "Games Of Thrones"Creator of Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin, made an appearance at a Writers Guild West Awards and had some very interesting things to say about character deaths on the show, versus the books.

“People are going to die who don’t die in the books, so even the book readers will be unhappy. So everybody better be on their toes. [David Benioff and D.B. Weiss] are even bloodier than I am.”

Martin expounded on the popularity of the show, and his plan to stop at seven books: Continue reading

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Foxtel’s New US Shows – The Flash, Jane The Virgin and more …

jane the virginFoxtel have picked some of the most hyped US shows, including the Arrow spin-off The Flash, Jane the Virgin, fresh Off The Boat and the Steven Soderbergh directed drama The Knick.

Here are all the shows and the dates so far.

THE FLASH – December, fast-tracked over summer.
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The show will be based on the DC Comics character Flash (Barry Allen), a costumed superhero crime-fighter. It is a spin-off to Arrow, existing in the same universe. After witnessing his mother’s murder, and his father wrongly accused, Barry Allen is taken in by Detective West and his family. Continue reading

66th Emmy Award Winners Live

emmyWho will take out the biggest TV awards this year? All the winners will be shown here live.

Best Comedy Series

“The Big Bang Theory”

“Louis”

“Modern Family”

“Orange Is the New Black”

“Silicon Valley”

“Veep”
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“Black Sails” Heads To Our Shores

Black sailsFoxtel’s showcase channel will premiere Black Sails on Tuesday August 26 at 9.30pm. Written as a prequel to Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island, it stars Luke Arnold, who blew Aussie audiences away as Michael Hutchence in “Never Tear Us Apart” stars as John Silver, The Recruit, while fellow Aussie Toby Schmitz (Crownies) stars Jack Rackham, The Quartermaster. Continue reading

Orange Is The New Black Renewed For Third Season

orangeHBO has renewed Orange Is the New Black for a third season of 13 episodes, even before season 2 hits our screens. Soho’s prison drama Wentworth was also renewed for a third season before ir premieres it’s second season on May 20.

Based on Piper Kerman’s memoir, the dramedy stars Taylor Schilling and Laura Prepon as exes who reunite behind bars following their decade-old personal and business relationship. Continue reading

Silicon Valley and Veep get Renewed

svVeep and Silicon Valley have both been renewed by HBO.

Silicon Valley, that airs on The Comedy Channel has only just started it’s first season, but after phenomenal ratings in the USA (and a great script and plot help), it has been given the go ahead for a second season. Continue reading

Game of Thrones Renewed for 2 More Seasons

goIt was inevitable – Game of Thrones has been renewed for a fifth and sixth season after it’s incredible season 4 premiere.

The double season renewal is the ultimate sign of faith from HBO andit’s great news for fans, now that the showrunners can plan ahead many episodes in advance without worrying about filming schedules Continue reading

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