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Screen Time: Our best & worst TV finales

“Game of Thrones” production still.

By The Pitt News Staff

October 14, 2019

All good things must come to an end. This includes long-running television series, though sometimes they may not end the way we would like them to. In this week’s edition of Screen Time, TPN staffers share what they believe are some of the best and worst television finales.

Opinion | “Game of Thrones” Characters as 2020 Presidential Candidates

“Game of Thrones” production still.

By Devi Ruia, Staff Columnist

April 18, 2019

With “Game of Thrones” returning this past Sunday for its final season, here are the characters that most closely align with 2020 Presidential Candidates.

Winter is here: Bar of Thrones opens doors in Market Square

Interior of the “Game of Thrones” pop-up bar.

By Delilah Bourque, Senior Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Winter has come to Pittsburgh’s Market Square. While the weather has been warming up, Bar of Thrones, a Game of Thrones themed pop-up bar, has opened downtown. The bar serves Game of Thrones-themed cocktails, along with beer, wine and certain food offerings.

Game of Thrones awkwardly rushes plot in season seven finale

(Illustration by Raka Sarkar | Senior Staff Illustrator)

By Luke Stambaugh / Staff Writer

August 29, 2017

Watching the “Game of Thrones” season seven finale was as entertaining as it was frustrating. The creators of HBO’s fantasy and action juggernaut provided six seasons of carefully crafted dynamic characters and complex interwoven storylines. But the finale of season seven was unfortunately rushed...

‘Shall we begin?’: Dragons, the undead and murderous mortals take their final places in ‘Game Of Thrones’ premiere

Queen Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) and Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) weigh their options in The Great Game at the start of Game of Thrones' seventh season. (Helen Sloan/HBO)

By Matt Maielli / Contributing Editor

July 19, 2017

In the “Game of Thrones” season seven premiere, “Dragonstone,” the remaining pieces of the Great Game finally move into their places on the board. A large part of prestige television — which viewing audiences are drowning in lately — is waiting. That is definitely true of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and also true of S...

‘Game of Thrones’-themed beer provides fiery spice

'Game of Thrones'-themed beer provides fiery spice

By Stephanie Roman / Staff Writer

April 17, 2014

Daenerys Targaryen, the only surviving child of King Aerys II, deposed by King Robert Baratheon and competitor for the Iron Throne of Westeros, once said, “I will take what is mine with fire and blood.” Such is the name of Ommegang Brewery of Cooperstown, N.Y., and HBO’s newest beer in the “Ga...

‘Game of Thrones’ picks up pieces from tragic third season

'Game of Thrones' picks up pieces from tragic third season

By Allison Latzko / Staff Writer

April 7, 2014

 "Game of Thrones"Episode: "Two Swords"Grade: BIt’s hard to come up with something more shocking and horrifying than the “Red Wedding,” which left viewers with a huge game-changing scene for hit HBO original series Game of Thrones. The debut of the show’s fourth season slowed down the pace a bi...

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