House of the Dragon

Variety and TikTok joined forces to host the second-ever Variety x TikTok Culture Catalysts Dinner on Nov. 17. The in-person banquet was held at at KYU NYC in New York, and the evening’s panels focused on the popular short-form video platform being used for marketing efforts by film, television and…

HBO’s “House of the Dragon” closed its debut season on high note. During the October 17-23 viewing window, the series placed third on Nielsen’s Streaming Top 10 chart and scored just over 1 billion minutes viewed following the release of the season finale which aired on Oct. 23. Because “House…

Tyrone Biggums, Rick James and Silky Johnson are now “Game of Thrones” canon. The original “Chappelle’s Show” characters were resurrected for a very special “House of the Dragon” sketch on “Saturday Night Live.” Returning host Dave Chappelle brought back three characters from his sketch series, which ran from 2003 to…

The battle imposed upon “House of the Dragon” and “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” by Hollywood may be over — for now — but Nielsen has released new findings about the habits of both shows’ streaming viewership throughout their respective first seasons that are sure to…

Director Greg Yaitane said that Elliott Tittensor contracted the virus and the production turned to his brother in a desperate attempt to film a very important scene.

“House of the Dragon” kept viewers on their toes throughout its first season by constantly jumping through time between episodes, most dramatically in Episode 6 when the show jumped 10 years and recast the roles of Rhaenyra (Milly Alcock to Emma D’Arcy) and Alicent (Emily Carey to Olivia Cooke). Had…

SPOILER ALERT: This interview contains spoilers from the Oct. 23 Season 1 finale of “House of the Dragon,” now streaming on HBO Max. Unlike most “House of the Dragon” viewers on Sunday night, Olivia Cooke, who plays Alicent Hightower, wasn’t watching the finale — because she wasn’t in it. Instead, she…

One viewer complained that this went against how Matt Smith’s character behaves in the source material.

Fans watching the “House of the Dragon” finale were outraged about yet another violent and traumatic childbirth scene on the show.

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains a discussion of several major plot developments for the Season 1 finale of HBO’s “House of the Dragon,” currently streaming on HBO Max.  Ever since Ned Stark lost his head in the ninth ever episode of “Game of Thrones,” audiences have understood that death and…

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you haven’t watched the Season 1 finale of HBO’s “House of the Dragon,” currently streaming on HBO Max.  The Dance of Dragons finally kicks off as the body count for “House of the Dragon” continues to rise. The Season 1 finale mirrors some key…