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James Corden’s parents wish their son had landed a role on “Game of Thrones” instead of this silly CBS late (late) night gig. Well, apparently he auditioned — and so did Andrew Garfield.On Thursday’s “Late Late Show,” Corden and his guest shared their (faux) tryouts for the hit HBO drama.They both make pretty bad Jon Snows.Also Read: James Corden's Parents Think Sam in 'Game of Thrones' Looks Just Like Their Son (Video)Corden really wanted the gig. At a certain point, Corden made it very clear that he is willing to cut his balls off with a butcher knife to play Varys the eunuch. Or Reek (a.k.a. Theon) the eunuch. Or anyone who has been castrated, really.Garfield proved he can go method too. The former “Spider-Man” was down to have sex with his own real-life sister in order to play Jaime Lannister properly.Not gaining much ground as individuals, the two then teamed up to play The Mountain. Pass. They teamed up to act out the Ned Stark beheading scene. Pass.Also Read: Jimmy Kimmel Says Bill Barr 'Looks Like if Elton John Had Conversion Therapy' (Video)Clearly, it was desperation time. That’s when Corden entered the casting office completely naked, save the Mother of Dragons wig. No? How about Cersei? That’s just a different wig.Garfield got in on the nudity, and they both got shamed.Watch the video above.Read original story Andrew Garfield, James Corden Get Naked and (Poorly) Audition for ‘Game of Thrones’ (Video) At TheWrap
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Fresh off smashing its own ratings records, “Game of Thrones” broke another viewership goalpost, this time in the United Kingdom.The premiere of the eighth and final season of HBO’s fantasy epic drew an overnight audience of 3.388 million on Monday for Sky, split between the 2 a.m. live simulcast with HBO’s 9 p.m. ET showing, and a 9 p.m. repeat Monday night.For the 2 a.m. showing, Sky said 2.7 million viewers either watched it live — 192,000 viewers tuned in at 2 a.m. — or recorded it, while 698,000 watching the 9 p.m. encore.Also Read: 'Game of Thrones' Opening Credits Team Tells Us What You Missed in Season 8's New SequenceThe overnight performance is up 20% over the launch of Season 7 (2.83 million) and up 12% over the previous record of 3.03 million for the Season 7 finale. That episode ended up drawing a cumulative audience — which factors in repeats and on-demand viewing/streaming viewing — of 4.97 million.In the U.S., HBO pulled in 17.4 million multiplatform viewers Sunday, setting a new series record and accounting for “the largest night of streaming activity ever for HBO,” per the pay-TV channel.The eighth season’s start, titled “Winterfell,” claimed that viewer tally when combining linear data, as well as that from HBO Go and HBO Now platforms, per HBO. When counting just those who tuned in “live” to watch the premiere on HBO at 9 p.m., the episode scored 11.8 million viewers.Read original story ‘Game of Thrones’ Overseas Debut for Season 8 Delivers Sky’s Biggest-Ever Overnight Audience At TheWrap
(Warning: This post contains spoilers for the “Game of Thrones” Season 8 premiere, “Winterfell”)You might have been a little too busy crying tears of (Grey)joy when Theon finally rescued his sister Yara on the Season 8 premiere of “Game of Thrones” to notice two unfamiliar Westerosi in the background: Rob McElhenney and Martin Starr.Yes, the first big cameos on the eighth and final season of “Game of Thrones” were that of the creator-star of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and the “Silicon Valley” actor. And then their unnamed characters quickly died.In their brief stint on D.B. Weiss and David Benioff’s HBO fantasy series, McElhenney and Starr play two of Euron Greyjoy’s men who are killed by Theon and his crew when they storm Euron’s boat docked in King’s Landing to save Yara.Also Read: 'Game of Thrones' Opening Credits Team Tells Us What You Missed in Season 8's New SequenceHere are screenshots of their very quick deaths:McElhenney, quite proud of how he was taken out, confirmed his cameo via Instagram, posting a picture of an arrow going through his unnamed character’s eye with the caption, “Don’t blink.”See his below.View this post on Instagram Don’t blink. gameofthronesA post shared by RobMcElhenney (@robmcelhenney) on Apr 14, 2019 at 8:02pm PDTMcElhenney and Starr may have been the first big names to pop up with cameos this season, but we’re sure they won’t be the last, as Weiss and Benioff like to sneak in Easter eggs for fans.Never forget: Ed Sheeran.“Game of Thrones” airs Sundays at 9/8c on HBO.Read original story Did You Blink and Miss Rob McElhenney and Martin Starr on ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Premiere? At TheWrap
Need help remembering the plot points of past "Game of Thrones" seasons? Jimmy Kimmel has you covered. On Monday night's episode of "Kimmel Live," cast members from "Game of Thrones" assembled for a sketch advertising a service called "Game of Phones," in which viewers can telephone "Thrones" actors with questions for their characters. Sophie Turner, […]
The last ever "Game of Thrones" season premiere episode finally arrived on Sunday night, bringing emotional reunions, dragon flying lessons... and lots of unanswered questions.
The Season 8 premiere of “Game of Thrones” pulled in 17.4 million multiplatform viewers Sunday, setting a new series record and accounting for “the largest night of streaming activity ever for HBO,” per the pay-TV channel.The eighth season’s start, titled “Winterfell,” claimed that viewer tally when combining linear data, as well as that from HBO Go and HBO Now platforms, per HBO. When counting just those who tuned in “live” to watch the premiere on HBO at 9 p.m., the episode scored 11.8 million viewers.The Season 8 premiere came in ahead of Season 7’s in terms of linear viewers — as that “GoT” installment hauled in 10.1 million overall sets of eyeballs in the “live” metric — but behind the seventh season’s finale, which earned 12.1 million viewers.Also Read: Inside the Mountain-Size 'Game of Thrones' Ratings Growth From Seasons 1-7Speaking of the Season 7 finale, which aired way back on Aug. 27, 2017, that episode was the previous record holder for multiplatform viewers, growing to 16.9 million viewers when counting Go/Now and same-night reruns, according to HBO.HBO’s preferred internal numbers, which count HBO Go, HBO Now and repeats, cut off 30 days after each season finale airs. Per HBO’s own count — so yes, that month-plus-long version — U.S. viewership per season has been:Season 1: 9.3 million Season 2: 11.6 million Season 3: 14.4 million Season 4: 19.1 million Season 5: 20.2 million Season 6: 25.7 million Season 7: 32.8 millionAlso Read: 'Game of Thrones': John Bradley on Why Sam Thinks Daenerys Is 'Psychopathic' After Season 8 PremiereBelow is Nielsen’s version, which counts seven days of delayed viewing per episode. This is a more typical way of looking at things, but it does not count HBO’s significant streaming additions.Season 1: 3.3 million Season 2: 4.9 million Season 3: 6.4 million Season 4: 9.0 million Season 5: 9.5 million Season 6: 10.6 million Season 7: 13.7 millionHBO penetrates about one-third of U.S. homes and the premium-cable channel was dropped by Dish at the end of last year. So putting up these numbers (both HBO’s versions and Nielsen’s) for a show that isn’t as accessible as those on broadcast and basic cable is very impressive.“Game of Thrones” airs Sundays at 9/8c on HBO.Read original story ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Premiere Breaks Series Record With 17.4 Million Multiplatform Viewers At TheWrap
*Warning: Spoilers ahead*We’ve almost had a full day to marinate on the season 8 premiere of Game of Thrones...