'Game of Thrones' Season Debut Breaks HBO Rating RecordsThe pay channel said the 17.4 million viewers who watched Sunday's episode either on TV or online represent a season-opening high for the fantasy saga.
HBO Looks Beyond 'Game Of Thrones,' Maybe Back To A PrequelKeeping subscribers on board means more than another hit, even one as globally dazzling as "Game of Thrones" proved to be. But it's where HBO can start to protect its brand and position, observers say, an effort both demanded and compounded by an increasingly congested small-screen landscape and the expectations of the channel's corporate owner since 2016, AT&T.
For Many 'Thrones' Fans, Season 8 Is Just The First EndingFans have been waiting, and waiting, and waiting, for the sixth, "The Winds of Winter," ever since, and many wonder whether the 70-year-old author will live long enough to finish all seven planned books in the series.
Rolling In The Deep: New Film Looks At Roller Skate Culture, Chicago's RoleThe cameras capture one suburban Chicago family-owned rink’s gut-wrenching decision to shut its doors — among thousands that have done so in the past decade — and the filmmakers are not shy about hoping their film can stem the tide of closures.
Janet Jackson, Def Leppard Part Of Rock Hall Class Of 2019To be eligible, an individual artist or band must have released its first commercial recording at least 25 years before the year of nomination. Rufus Featuring (Chicago-born) Chaka Khan was nominated but didn't make the final cut.
Sandra Bland Documentary Debuts At The Music BoxThe Naperville woman's death drew national attention. It is now the subject of an HBO documentary.
HBO Filming Horror Drama Series In Pilsen This WeekThe Pilsen neighborhood entered a time machine this week that took it back to the 1950's.
Fonda Looks Ahead To '9 to 5' Sequel, Back To VietnamThe actress drew bitter criticism after being photographed atop an anti-aircraft gun during a controversial 1972 visit to North Vietnam.
'Game of Thrones' Slays With A Leading 22 Emmy NominationsHBO's fantasy dragons-and-swords saga is a two-time best drama winner that sat out the last year's awards because of its production schedule.
Nevada Pimp Dennis Hof Wins GOP Primary, Ousts Incumbent"It's all because Donald Trump was the Christopher Columbus for me. He found the way and I jumped on it."
Bill Simmons Signs Exclusive Television Deal With HBOSimmons has landed a new home that he says will allow him to display his creativity.
NIU Using "Game Of Thrones" To Teach About Media And HistorySome might hear about a class on “Game of Thrones” and think it’s just a time to sit around talking about TV, but NIU professor Jeff Chown said students have to think.
WATCH: HBO Trailer 'Girls' Season 4Judging from the new trailer for HBO's "Girls," the girls not surprisingly will contend with more relationship conflict, with their men and each other.
New Foo Fighters Single Is An Ode To ChicagoWhile there's nothing particularly complicated about the structure of the Foo Fighter's newest single, which begins with ominous whispers from Dave Grohl before launching into the kind of guttural yells you usually only hear from CTA riders with broken Ventra cards, it is without a doubt an ode to Chicago.
‘Game Of Thrones’ Leads 66th Primetime Emmy Awards NominationsThe 66th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced early Thursday morning. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” led the pack with 19 bids, including best drama series.