House of the Dragon: The Heirs of the Dragon Season 1, Ep 1
Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen tries to find her place within the court of King Viserys I.
Game of Thrones: The Bear and the Maiden Fair First Watch Season 3, Ep 7
Jon and the wildlings travel South of the Wall. Dany exchanges gifts with a slave lord outside of Yunkai. Talisa tells Robb she's pregnant. As Sansa frets about her prospects, Shae chafes at Tyrion's new situation. Arya and the Brotherhood part ways. Tywin counsels the king, and Melisandre reveals a secret to Gendry. Jamie leaves Brienne behind at Harrenhal, where she faces a formidable foe. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: The Climb First Watch Season 3, Ep 6
Tywin plans strategic unions for the Lannisters. Littlefinger plans to leave King's Landing. Robb plans to apologize and attempt to rebuild his alliance with the Freys. Roose makes plans for Jaime. Jon, Ygritte and the Wildlings plan to do the impossible. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Kissed by Fire First Watch Season 3, Ep 5
The Hound is judged by the gods; Jaime is judged; Jon proves himself; Robb is betrayed; Tyrion learns the cost of weddings. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: And Now His Watch Is Ended First Watch Season 3, Ep 4
"Hey Varys, what’s in the box?" Theon's fortunes are reversed. Jamie mopes over his lost hand. The Hound gets put on trial. Cersei grows uncomfortable with the Tyrells. The Night's Watch grows impatient with Craster. Daenerys seizes control of her destiny. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Walk of Punishment First Watch Season 3, Ep 3
A farewell to arms, so to speak. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Dark Wings, Dark Words First Watch Season 3, Ep 2
Everybody does a lot of walking. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Valar Dohaeris First Watch Season 3, Ep 1
Jon is brought before Mance Rayder, the King Beyond the Wall, while the Night's Watch survivors retreat south. In King's Landing, Tyrion asks Tywin for his reward, Littlefinger offers Sansa a way out, and Cersei hosts a dinner for the royal family. Dany sails to Astapor, on Slaver's Bay. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Hardhome Show Only Season 5, Ep 8
Tyrion and Dany connect. Arya makes progress in her training. Sansa confronts Theon. Cersei struggles. Jon travels beyond The Wall to Hardhome with Tormund to meet with the Wildlings.
Game of Thrones: Hardhome Books Included Season 5, Ep 8
Tyrion and Dany connect. Arya makes progress in her training. Sansa confronts Theon and learns a secret. Cersei struggles. Jon travels beyond The Wall to Hardhome with Tormund.
Game of Thrones: Valar Morghulis First Watch Season 2, Ep 10
Tyrion awakens to a changed situation. King Joffrey doles out rewards to his subjects. As Theon stirs his men to action, Luwin offers some final advice. Brienne silences Jaime; Arya receives a gift from Jaqen; Dany goes to a strange place; Jon proves himself to Qhorin. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken Show Only Season 5, Ep 6
Arya trains. Jorah and Tyrion run into slavers. Trystane and Myrcella make plans. Jaime and Bronn reach their destination. The Sand Snakes attack.
Game of Thrones: Kill the Boy Books Included Season 5, Ep 5
Daenerys tries to hold on to Meereen, Jon tries to hold on to the Wall, the Boltons try to hold on to the North and Jorah and Tyrion just try to hold on. [more inside]
Game of Thrones: Kill The Boy Show Only Season 5, Ep 5
Daenerys Targaryen ponders motherhood. Grey Worm ponders fear. Stannis makes a move. Jon makes a decision. Roose plans the future. Ramsay plans a wedding. Sansa finds a frenemy. Aemon finds his family. Brienne puts out feelers. Jorah puts out unwanted guests. And Tyrion takes a bath.
Game of Thrones: The Wars To Come Show Only Season 5, Ep 1
Cersei and Jaime adjust to a world without Tywin. Tyrion and Varys arrive at Pentos. In Meereen, a new enemy emerges. Jon is caught between two kings.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Monarchy Around The World, Dr Oz & Dietary Supplement Regulation Season 1, Ep 8
This week: Iraq continues to fall to ISIS. Thailand undergoes a military coup d'etat. Antarctic ecosystem threatened by tourists. A long piece on monarchy around the world. And the top story, on Dr. Oz, dietary supplements, and their regulation. To show Dr. Oz that he can pander on his show without making questionable claims, Oliver finishes up with a pander-palooza, which has to be seen to be believed.