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After the Thrones: Game of Thrones gets a companion series

The popular fantasy series from HBO, Game of Thrones will get its own companion series called After The Thrones. It is premiere a day after the season six opens on April 24 in the US.

tv Updated: Apr 05, 2016 11:35 IST
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After the Thrones

The dark and damp Hall of Faces from Game of Thrones.(GameOfThrones/Facebook)

After The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad, the popular HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones too is getting an aftershow, titled After the Thrones. It is scheduled to debut on April 25 (The series airs on April 26 in India), one day after the sixth season premieres. It will feature interviews with the producers and various stars of the show as well as celebrity guests, reported Aceshowbiz.

It will be hosted by Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan of The Ringer. A new online feature from HBO partner Bill Simmons, the post-show series will only be available HBO Now, HBO Go and HBO On-Demand services, all in the US though.

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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister from Game of Thrones Season 6. (GameOfThrones/Facebook)

There’s still a possibility that it would wind up on HBO at a later date.

The companion series will recap the latest episode, explaining the who, what, when and where, exploring the complicated politics and history of Thrones, and offering absurd and not-so-absurd theories about future episodes.

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Maisie Williams as Arya Stark and Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen from Game of Thrones Season 6. (GameOfThrones/Facebook)

Greenwald and Ryan will discuss the show as only they can. After the Thrones is constructed similar to such shows as Talking Dead (for The Walking Dead) and Talking Bad (for Breaking Bad).

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister and Conleth Hill as Varys from Game of Thrones Season 6. (GameOfThrones/Facebook)

Simmons is the founder of Grantland.com, in which Ryan and Greenwald hosted a podcast of Watch the Throne.