Is HBO Mulling a Game of Thrones Spin-Off or Not?


"It’s hard to guess who’s more nervous about Game of Thrones’ gradually approaching end: the fans, or HBO, which will have a devil of a time finding another drama to fill the Westeros-size hole left in viewers’ hearts (and the network’s ratings). One idea that’s been floated? A spin-off, of course. The Seven Kingdoms are vast and full of backstory—surely there’s something worth spinning into its own story. And according to HBO programming head Casey Bloys, it’s just a matter of finding “the right take with the right writer.”

I've written several "Binge Guides" for Game of Thrones, and here is an excerpt from the new book, the recap of the first episode of season six. The Binge Guide for Season 6 is available now on Amazon Kindle. For more information on my GoT Binge Guides, go here.