Season 1 of Game Of Thrones consists of 8 episodes, and is based off of the first novel in George R. R. Martin's Seven Kingdoms saga. It is due to begin filming on July 18, 2011 and is set to continue into early to mid-November.

The season is set to premiere April 17, 2012 at 10 PM on FX.

Plot Edit

Season 1 spans a period of several months on a world where the seasons last for years at a time. The action beings in the unified Seven Kingdoms of Westeros as the long summer ends and winter draws near. Lord Eddard Stark is asked by his old friend, King Robert Baratheon, to serve as the Hand of the King following the death of the previous incumbent, Eddard's mentor Jon Arryn. Eddard is reluctant, but receives intelligence suggesting that Jon was murdered. Eddard accepts Robert's offer, planning to use his position and authority to investigate the alleged murder.

Production Edit

Season 1 was mainly filmed on location in Northern Ireland and Malta, with the Paint Hall facility in Belfast being used as the main studio.

Starring Cast Edit

Recurring Cast Edit

Writers Edit

  • David Benioff & D.B. Weiss: episodes 1, 2, 4, 5, and 8
  • Bryan Cogman: episode 3
  • Jane Epsenson: episode 6
  • George R.R. Martin: episode 7

Directors Edit

  • Tim Van Patten: episodes 1 and 2
  • Brian Kirk: episodes 3 and 4
  • Daniel Minahan: episodes 5 and 6
  • Alan Taylor: episodes 7 and 8

Episodes Edit

O# S# Title Airdate Viewers
1 1 "Winter Is Coming" 17 April 2012 6.03 million
2 2 "The Kingsroad" 24 April 2012 5.90 million
3 3 "Cripples, Bastards, And Broken Things" 1 May 2012 6.07 million
4 4 "The Wolf And The Lion" 8 May 2012 6.25 million
5 5 "As High As Honor" 15 May 2012 6.12 million
6 6 "You Win Or You Die" 22 May 2012 6.51 million
7 7 "The Pointy End" 29 May 2012 6.47 million
8 8 "Baelor" 5 June 2012 6.92 million

Image gallery Edit

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