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Air Date: April 17th, 2011

Network: HBO

Series Summary
Noble families in the seven kingdoms of Westeros vie for control of the Iron Throne.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Drama, Fantasy

Episodes

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  • The storytelling by executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss and their writing staff is increasingly assured and judicious; the first-rate cast continues to mine the full depth of the material; and the show itself is visually commanding, especially in the hands of Alan Taylor, who directed the first two episodes of the season. Show More

  • While Season 3, like the novel on which it is based, takes a little while to get going, when it does pick up speed, it soars--particularly in the sensational third and fourth installments. Show More

  • The season premiere had a lot of table-setting storytelling--at once self-recapping the saga and pointing it toward its future--but it did so with a satisfying forthrightness. Show More

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Awards

Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Winner Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018)
Winner Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2017)
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Winner Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2016)
Winner Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Winner Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Winner Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2015)
Winner Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014)
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Nominated International
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013)
Winner Radio Times Audience Award
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013)
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Winner Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series
Nominated Best Television Series - Drama
Winner Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Drama Series