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Sky commissions Znak & Co.’s “Gameshow of Thrones”

European satcaster Sky has commissioned a new game show special centered on HBO’s megahit fantasy series Game of Thrones from Los Angeles- and London-based entertainment prodco Znak & Co. Gameshow of Thrones ...
March 29, 2019

European satcaster Sky has commissioned a new game show special centered on HBO’s megahit fantasy series Game of Thrones from Los Angeles- and London-based entertainment prodco Znak & Co.

Gameshow of Thrones (pictured) comes ahead of the eighth and final season of the Emmy Award-winning scripted series in April. In the 90-minute special, Sue Perkins hosts a panel game show with celebrity fans and cast members competing to answer Thrones-specific trivia while representing their “houses.”

Gameshow of Thrones premieres on today (March 29) on Sky One.

Sky has also renewed Znak & Co’s Thronecast, in which Perkins dissects episodes of Game of Thrones with celebrity guests and cast members, as well as the one-off Thronecast: War Room, in which she and her guests deconstruct the events of season seven in preparation for the final season.

The one-hour special Thronecast: War Room will premiere April 8 on Sky Atlantic and streaming service NOW TV, while the six-episode Thronecast premieres April 15, also on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV.

The specials and series are commissioned by Sky Atlantic EP Marvyn Benoit and produced by Znak & Co. Executive producers are Danny Tipping and Natalka Znak for Znak & Co. with Lizzie O’Donohoe serving as series producer.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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