Game of Thrones producers talk about series’ legacy

Game of Thrones producers talk about series’ legacy

So, the fifth season of one of the most popular TV shows just ended and it is about to become the most-watched season ever.

So, the fifth season of one of the most popular TV shows just ended and it is about to become the most-watched season ever.

The average amount of series’ viewers per episode is 19.1 million. The number includes all forms of viewership: streaming, DVR playback, repeats. And the popularity of the show is only tends to rise.

Show’s producers David Benioff and Dan Weiss were asked about show’s possible legacy, as it is said to have seven seasons. Without hesitation, Weiss said he wanted this show to be watched by people for a long time. He even hopes that one day his children will appreciate and enjoy it, though “it might be traumatic for them to see it.”

David Benioff and Dan Weiss, show's producers

David Benioff and Dan Weiss, show’s producers

Benioff joined his colleague and said he wanted “Game of Thrones” to be something like “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” That is 1982 show, which turned all its cast into worldwide popular stars.

It would be fun if it was like Fast Times at Ridgemont High where people are still watching Game of Thrones 20 years from now and going

The work over sixth season will start in July. This time fans won’t be able to know the plot, as George R.R. Martin hasn’t published his new novel The Winds of Winter yet. Weiss gave some brief comments about it:

You can’t dictate people’s reactions but I hope there’s an element of surprise introduced into the show’s narrative that makes it exciting for both people who read the books and people who watch the show and haven’t read the books yet

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