Watchers on the Wall Awards: Best Dramatic Scene of Season 8

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We hope everyone has refreshed your memory of your favorite scenes from Game of Thrones season 8 in our newest giveaway post because today we’ll begin choosing the Best Dramatic Scene of the final season! This year was packed with important moments, and our preliminary round was intense, with dozens of initial nominees for fans to choose from. Some may be controversial choices, but surprises and passionate debate have always been a part of the Game of Thrones experience. The final five, as voted by the fans are:

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Enter to Win Game of Thrones The Complete Series and Season 8 on Blu-ray!

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Here it is, Watchers: the giveaway to end all Game of Thrones giveaways! Our favorite show has ended but the watching lives on with the home release of Season 8, and the arrival of Game of Thrones The Complete Series.  They land on December 3rd, one week from today, just in time for the holidays. The Complete Series contains all eight seasons, with bonus features including the exclusive Game of Thrones: Reunion Special hosted by Conan O’Brien, the Game of Thrones: The Last Watch documentary chronicling the making of the final season, all-new deleted scenes, featurettes and more.

Thanks to the folks at HBO, we’re giving away a stack of Blu-ray sets to our readers, including:

  • one winner will receive Game of Thrones: The Complete Series on Blu-ray
  • one winner will receive Game of Thrones Season 8 on 4K Ultra HD
  • three winners will receive Game of Thrones Season 8 on Blu-ray

What do you have to do to enter? Tell us your favorite moment of GoT Season 8! Post it in comments here and you’ll be entered in the giveaway. We’re accepting entries for the next seven days, and we’ll announce the winners on 12/3/19. For the complete rules and even more ways to enter, keep scrolling!

*This giveaway officially is worldwide; however, since these are Blu-rays, they do have a Region Code and will only work with Region-A compatible players. Region A includes North America, Central America, South America, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. Anyone is free to enter but just be aware of player compatibility!*

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Exclusive Preview From the Game of Thrones Season 8 Blu-ray: The Greyjoy Rebellion

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We have an amazing treat for you all today! Game of Thrones: The Complete Collection and the all-new Game of Thrones Season 8 on Blu-ray/DVD arrives on December 3rd- that’s in a week, just in time for the holidays. Today we have the pleasure of previewing one of the six new Histories & Lore features from the home release: “The Greyjoy Rebellion,” narrated by Thrones stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Pilou Asbaek. The video features vivid illustrations detailing the ill-fated uprising of Balon Greyjoy.

The animated Histories & Lore also include:

Siege of Duskendale, with Conleth Hill as Varys
The Blackfyre Rebellion with Conleth Hill as Varys
King’s Landing with Conleth Hill as Varys
Maegor The Cruel with Conleth Hill as Varys
The South with Kristofer Hivju as Tormund

Enjoy your exclusive preview of “The Greyjoy Rebellion”:

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Entertainment Weekly names the Battle of the Bastards to ‘Best of the Decade’ list

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow in “The Battle of the Bastards.”

With 2019 coming to a close and a new decade on the horizon, Entertainment Weekly is compiling a look back at the movies, music, TV shows and more that changed the pop culture landscape during the 2010’s. And is anyone surprised that something from Game of Thrones on the list? Frankly, I’ll be more shocked if it’s the only thing that GoT makes this list for.

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Kristofer Hivju Claims There’s an Alternative Ending To Game of Thrones

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Kristofer Hivju caused a bit of a stir at the Game of Thrones BFI event this week with a particular announcement. The actor, who played the redheaded wildling Tormund since season 3, claimed that the show shot another ending in addition to the controversial one shown in the series finale, “The Iron Throne.”

“Well, we shot an alternative ending,” he reportedly told Metro. “That was mostly for fun but I don’t know if I’m allowed to tell you about that.” The actor declined to provide details for the outlet such as outcomes or other performers involved in the alternative scenes.

Probably for the simple reason that the “alternative ending” does not exist. (Unfortunately for those who had their hearts set on a juicy Blu-ray extra!)

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Watchers on the Wall Awards: Best Fights and Battles of Season 8

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Welcome back for another exciting round of Watchers on the Wall Awards Finals! This week, as part of our ongoing celebration of season 8, we’ll be voting on the best action sequences of Game of Thrones. Every season is packed with action, and the final one was no exception. We break down our voting into Best Battle and Best Fight, and our readers have narrowed down the finalists for our categories today. It’s time to announce the final nominees, and vote!

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Watchers on the Wall Awards: Best Episode of Season 8

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We have a big category up for voting today in the Watchers on the Wall Awards: Best Episode! It’s a tad easier this year, as we only have six episodes to choose from, but they’re six episodes packed with love, action, death, blood, and epic drama, from start to finish. We’ve provided a summary for each one, in case you haven’t had time for a rewatch lately and need a bit of refreshing. Read, remember, cry, think it over, and vote for your favorite episode of the final season of Game of Thrones!

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George RR Martin offers details on the House of the Dragon writer’s room!

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You thought it was going to be a sleepy Sunday, didn’t you? Never fear, George R. R. Martin and his Not a Blog are here to brush away the weekend boredom. Martin took to his blog today in a surprise entry to subtly reassure fans that there will be a full writer’s room on the new Game of Thrones spinoff titled House of the Dragon, recently announced by HBO with co-showrunners Ryan Condal and Miguel Sapochnik.

Martin confirms that Condal wrote the pilot script and the series bible so far, but announces a line-up of writers also in the mix, comparing them to Aegon the Conqueror and his sisters, Rhaenys and Visenya.

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Watchers on the Wall Awards: Best Supporting Actor and Actress of Season 8

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Game of Thrones is nothing without its incredible supporting cast. The numbers have gone up and down over the years with thoughtful additions and bloody subtractions, but the supporting stars always offered their best performances, showing that actors don’t need top billing to win our hearts. This week we’ll be choosing our favorite supporting performances of the final season of Game of Thrones- make sure you vote in both categories!

The nominees for Best Supporting Actor are…

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