What to look at on NOW TV whilst you’re ready for the following episode of Sport of Thrones


In case you’re something like us, you’ve simply arrange a NOW TV account, principally to look at season Eight of Sport Of Thrones. However, because it seems, there’s loads of different reveals on there so that you can watch.

Clearly they don’t all (none) have as many ‘t**s and dragons’ as Thrones, however there’s nonetheless loads of causes to advocate the next.


‘Westworld’ has loads of attraction for ‘Thrones’ followers (credit score: HBO)

Effectively, this one does have the extreme nudity you get from Thrones, in addition to the ultra-violence. No dragons but, however there’s each risk they’ll come finally.

That’s as a result of Westworld revolves round a set of fantasy theme parks, beginning with the titular Westworld (which permits visitors to reside the cowboy life), and going to totally different parks in season 2 (which we gained’t spoil right here).

Season three might simply find yourself that includes ‘FantasyWorld,’ because the story of a robotic rebellion continues.

Learn extra: First take a look at GoT S8, E2; Jaime stands trial

The Wire

Dominic West and Wendell Pierce as Jimmy McNulty and Bunk Moreland in HBO’s The Wire. (HBO)

The most effective issues about Thrones is the way in which every character accommodates shades of fine and evil inside them. Characters you hate in season one find yourself being your favorite by season three, and vice versa.

However when Jaime Lannister was only a glint in HBO’s eye, they have been already working The Wire, which explores prison regulation from either side of the authorized fence. And with probably the most likeable character a violent stick-up man named Omar, there’s loads of ethical ambiguity for Thrones followers to take pleasure in.


There’s nonetheless time to take pleasure in Deadwood earlier than the film comes out (credit score: HBO)

Talking of ethical ambiguity, Deadwood takes followers and throws them face down within the mud of the previous west, and expects them to outlive. Like Thrones, the present’s about civilization struggling to type in the course of violent chaos. In contrast to Thrones, it solely lasted for 3 seasons – so it’s simple to binge.

And we’d advise you do this sooner somewhat than later – if solely to affix within the enjoyable when the Deadwood film is launched on Could 31.


‘Barry’ combines darkish humour with violent scenes (HBO)

In case you take pleasure in Thrones’ darkish humour, then Barry is your new favorite present. The weird story of a hitman who decides he needs to be an actor (assume Leon meets The Catastrophe Artist), Barry stars Invoice Hader (who additionally co-created the collection, writing and directing a number of episodes) because the eponymous hitman.

Very humorous, but in addition very violent, Barry is tonally fairly uncommon, however then so’s Thrones.


In Kidding, Carrey performs a kids’s tv star who feels beloved in all properties however his personal (credit score: HBO)

In case you take pleasure in Thrones’ cinematic scope, then you could be stunned to discover a comparable vibe in Jim Carrey’s comedy-drama a couple of beloved kids’s tv presenter who suffers from a breakdown.

That’s as a result of it brings Carrey again collectively along with his Everlasting Sunshine Of The Spotless Thoughts director, Michel Gondry – and Kidding has the identical combination of imaginative type and heightened feelings as that film. Becoming a member of Carrey are the likes of Frank Langella, Judy Greer, and Catherine Keener, which solely provides to the cinematic really feel.

Learn extra: Equipment Harington says critics can ‘go f**okay themselves’


Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tony Hale in HBO’s ‘Veep’ (credit score: HBO)

In case you want successful of political intrigue whilst you’re ready to learn the way Jon Snow’s ancestry will have an effect on his relationship with Dany, then Veep’s the present for you. And in the event you loved Cersei’s rise to energy, then you definately’ll most likely take pleasure in Selina Meyer’s (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) rise to energy. Veep’s rather a lot sillier than Thrones, clearly, however it’s often simply as bleak.

Large Little Lies

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Primarily based on a well-liked e book, this HBO present combines homicide, conspiracy, secrets and techniques, lies, and robust feminine characters. Sound acquainted? With an excellent solid that features Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Shailene Woodley, Large Little Lies is a key a part of tv’s present golden age.

We’re not going to say any extra about it, as a part of the enjoyable is the journey, however let’s simply say that we’re excited for the shock second season (it was initially billed as a one-off miniseries), which might be directed by the UK’s sensible Andrea Arnold.

The Sopranos

‘The Sopranos’ was the beginning of TV’s golden age (credit score: HBO)

Okay, so in the event you haven’t seen The Sopranos, cease what you’re doing and begin watching it instantly. Even in the event you’ve had the divisive ultimate scene spoiled for you, it’s nonetheless important viewing. If it wasn’t for Tony Soprano, lots of your favorite telly anti-heroes (together with a number of on Thrones) most likely wouldn’t exist.

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Sport Of Thrones spin-off reveals

Winter is weekly on NOW TV (credit score: HBO)

If not one of the above can fill the Thrones void, then you’ll be able to spend your week watching the various Thrones-themed reveals that NOW TV is making accessible for followers. Whether or not it’s the person ‘Inside The Episode’ featurettes that discover season 8’s episodes in week-by-week depth.

There’s additionally a collection of ‘The Forged Remembers’ featurettes to take pleasure in round season 8, with the principle solid discussing their recollections of the present. Add within the reality you’ll be able to revisit each single season (or watch ‘The Story So Far’ that includes followers and solid members discussing each key second), and there’s loads to maintain die-hard Thrones followers busy.


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