Medieval (or thereabouts) fantasy is not a TV genre with a particularly exalted tradition, which is why Game of Thrones, in its lavish production values and depth of mythology, feels so unprecedented in American television.
The series is based on novels and has become a gold-standard example of the epic fantasy, with an international cast, global locations and the sort of power grabs and struggles among characters that transcend the epochs.
The series has been renewed for a sixth season which will premiere next month.
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