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Dive deep into the HBO hit fantasy series each week with Entertainment Weekly's top Westeros war correspondent James Hibberd and Greyjoy fanboy Darren Franich as they talk about what happened on the show, both on camera and behind the scenes – and what might be coming up.

Dive deep into the HBO hit fantasy series each week with Entertainment Weekly's top Westeros war correspondent James Hibberd and Greyjoy fanboy Darren Franich as they talk about what happened on the show, both on camera and behind the scenes – and what might be coming up.

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Dive deep into the HBO hit fantasy series each week with Entertainment Weekly's top Westeros war correspondent James Hibberd and Greyjoy fanboy Darren Franich as they talk about what happened on the show, both on camera and behind the scenes – and what might be coming up.

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English


Episodes

“Revenge of the Sith” and Revenge of Fan Service in “The Mandalorian”

12/6/2019
James and Darren are joined by EW’s Chancellor Agard to talk the Disney+ version of Tatooine and the curious charms of Episode 3. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:00

“Empire Strikes Back” rewatch; “The Mandalorian” Goes Full Samurai

12/2/2019
James and Darren discuss the fourth episode of “The Mandalorian,” which has them reaching for some unexpected comparisons in TV history. Then they dive into the best “Star Wars” movie ever made, and the twist that changed the franchise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:40

A New Hope, Rise of Skywalker & More Mando

11/22/2019
James and Darren dive into episodes 2 and 3 of The Mandalorian, discuss EW’s Rise of Skywalker cover story, reveal some new details about A New Hope’s climactic Death Star battle and James geeks out about the old school charms of Jedi Fallen Order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:25

“The Mandalorian” and Maclunky

11/12/2019
James Hibberd and Darren Franich might not agree on the first episode of the Disney+ “Star Wars” spin-off, but they can’t get enough of the newest addition to “A New Hope.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:10

New James & Darren podcast: Star Wars Untold Stories

11/12/2019
James Hibberd and Darren Franich reunite for a new Entertainment Weekly podcast, this time on the world of Star Wars. Subscribe to Star Wars Untold Stories coming soon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:37

A Dream of Spring

5/24/2019
James and Darren read Twitter questions, discuss the past and future of Westeros, and ride north with the wildlings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:39

Season 8, Ep. 6: Iron Throne Blown

5/20/2019
The series finale! James and Darren discuss the fate of Daenerys’ Iron Throne quest, the new king (and queen!) in Westeros, fan backlash to the final season, some tales from the GoT set and Ghost finally getting schnuggies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:20:57

Season 8, Ep 5: For Whom The Bells Toll

5/13/2019
A destructive and controversial episode of Game of Thrones inspires some profound debate, as James and Darren take a closer look at the dark turn of Daenerys Targaryen. The fatalities piled high in “The Bells,” and so James also offers insight from his interviews with the performers whose characters perished in the chaos. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:24:36

Season 8, Ep 4: Misjudgment Day

5/6/2019
James and Darren deliver a super-sized podcast covering an extra-long episode of Game of Thrones as the show’s heroes make a series of tragic missteps. We revisit last week’s darkness debate, talk Jon’s honesty problem, Brienne’s seemingly doomed hookup, Daenerys being pushed to her limit and that big death. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:30:12

Season 8, Ep 3: The Long Dark Night

4/29/2019
Arya leads the charge in a showdown with the Night King and the Army of the Dead. James tells Darren stories from the set of the biggest battle episode in “Game of Thrones” history. It was a brutal, fatality-heavy episode…but did it have to be so hard to see? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:45

Season 8, Ep. 2: Daenerys finds out

4/22/2019
A long night in Winterfell leads to relationship-upending revelations and unexpected attachments. James and Darren disagree about the most surprising episode of the show in years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:32

Season 8, Ep. 1: Jon Snow Knows Everything

4/15/2019
Everyone’s heading to “Winterfell” in the final season premiere of HBO’s fantasy phenomenon. James and Darren discuss the many reunions (and first-ever meetings) taking place in the snowy north, and take a closer look at the already-fractious relations between Sansa and Daenerys. The Night King is marching his army southwards, and down in King’s Landing, Cersei is already assembling an army for the battle AFTER the battle to save Westeros from destruction. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:54:22

Season 8 NYC premiere discussion

4/5/2019
James discusses watching season 8’s first episode (spoiler free) after the New York City premiere. Plus: Final season run times, the showrunners address season 7’s pacing criticisms, the Night King’s origin story and spoiler avoidance tips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:02

Season 8 trailer talk and Battle of Winterfell set visit

3/6/2019
James and Darren break down the long-awaited Game of Thrones season 8 trailer on EW’s Game of Thrones Podcast, brought to you by Toyota. (What, exactly, is going on with Cersei? is Jon going to ride that dragon or what?). Plus we discuss EW's new Battle of Winterfell set visit cover story reveal some new spoiler-free tidbits about what it was really like behind the scenes of the climatic battle episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:19

EW's Best of Shows episode 2 (Special Preview Episode)

1/21/2019
Once again, join your co-hosts Darren Franich and Kristen Baldwin as they take a look at season 2 of Star Trek: Discover; Run the Jewels rapper Killer Mike tackles social issues with humor on Trigger Warning; and a chat with Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider about their hilarious new series The Other Two. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:18

Introducing EW's Best of Shows (Special Preview Episode)

1/14/2019
In this preview of EW's new weekly podcast about television Best of Shows, Darren Franich and Kristen Baldwin take a look at season 3 of True Detective; Gillian Anderson returning to TV in Netflix’s sweet teen dramedy Sex Education; and Kristen and Darren try to decipher the appeal of The Masked Singer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:15

Final season preview

12/20/2018
James and Darren are back from their long hiatus to discuss everything season 8. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:30

Predictions for Season 8

9/4/2017
What does the Night King actually want? What's in the cards for Dany and Jon? Who is the Prince That Was Promised? Should The Mountain and The Hound finally have their face-off, who is most likely to win? James and Darren look back at the highs and lows of Season 7, discuss what to expect in Season 8, and give their updated rankings on where all the seasons currently stand. Thank you to everyone who listened and supported this podcast this season! Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and...

Duration:00:50:29

Ep. 7: The Love Boat

8/28/2017
We break down the season 7 finale: Jon and Dany chart a course toward incest, Sansa and Arya team up on Littlefinger, Theon breaks our hearts, and James reveals what it was like on the set of that Dragonpit summit. Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com. Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear from you. Credits: Hosts: James Hibberd (@jameshibberd) and Darren Franich (@DarrenFranich) Producer: Cristina Everett...

Duration:00:59:12

Ep. 6: Exit the Dragon

8/21/2017
Jon Snow leads a suicide squad squad north of the wall, and James was on-set for season 7's snowiest setpiece! He talks with Darren about the most polar-izing episode of the season. Jon and Dany, question mark? Arya and Sansa, exclamation mark! Tweet questions to @JamesHibberd and @DarrenFranich, or send us an email at GOTpodcast@ew.com. Please rate us on iTunes and leave us a review! We’d love to hear from you. Credits: Hosts: James Hibberd (@jameshibberd) and Darren Franich...

Duration:00:48:10