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A scene from House of the Dragon featuring Olivia Cooke, Paddy Considine, Evie Allen, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best and Shani Smethurst (from left)

The most bingeworthy shows of 2022

By Sarah Rose, Lifestyle Editor | January 23, 2023

2022 was one of the best years for films and TV shows. Here were some of the most bingeworthy TV series that came out last year. House of the Dragon (HBO Max) Return to the Game of Thrones world in “House of the Dragon.” The show follows Princess...

HBO Max is a popular streaming platform owned by AT&T where watchers can view shows such as Euphoria, Succession, Westworld and more. (Madelaine Vikse | Northern Star)

Binge-worthy shows on HBO Max

By Kyron Lewis, Lifestyle Writer | January 31, 2022

HBO has built an impressive catalog of content since its inception in the 1970s. The channel has made memorable shows and movies that become pop culture staples like “True Blood,” “Game of Thrones” and “True Detective.” In May of 2020 streaming...

‘Game of Thrones’ should be won by Stark kids

By Sabreena Saleem | April 9, 2015

Winter is still coming in “Game of Thrones,” but the Starks may be on the come-up in season five, too.The show is filled with shocking deaths of key characters (warning: Spoilers ahead). Between the deaths of King Joffrey, Tywin Lannister and even...

‘Lost Lords’ stays loyal to TV series

By Arthur Aumann | February 2, 2015

Gamers can anticipate another merciless episode of the “Game of Thrones” video game.The second chapter of Telltale’s video game adaptation of Game of Thrones, “The Lost Lords,” will be released for PlayStation Feb. 3 and Xbox Feb. 4.I was...

“Boyhood,” “Birdman” soar at Golden Globes

By Arthur Aumann | January 12, 2015

Independent films “Birdman” and “Boyhood” won awards unexpectedly at the 72nd annual Golden Globe awards Sunday.These wins were among many shocks at the Globes. Another? “True Detective” didn’t receive any awards. Fortunately, several of...

Danger knows no bounds with ‘Game of Thrones’ this Sunday

By Josh Alfrey | April 2, 2014

Westeros will return and perish in fire or ice with HBO’s “Game of Thrones” on Sunday.Blood has been spilt on every side of the war of five kings, and characters loved by fans have been lost. As Queen Cersei Lannister said, “When you play the...

Tom Hanks accepts the award for outstanding miniseries or movie for Game Change at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday in Los Angeles.

‘Homeland,’ ‘Modern Family’ big winners at Emmys

By Sarah Contreras | September 23, 2012

The 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards Ceremony was full of surprises and disappointments Sunday. Unsurprisingly, Modern Family continued last year’s winning streak by taking home Best Supporting Actor (Eric Stonestreet) and Best Supporting Actress (Julie Bowen)...