Miscellaneous, TV

Game of Thrones Enters Round 2

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?After a Sunday premiere which netted 4.2 million viewers — not too shabby for a pay-cable network, and when I say not too shabby I mean fucking insane — HBO went ahead and ordered a second season of Game of Thrones. I don’t think anyone is particularly surprised by this, given the show’s massive critical acclaim or how hard HBO has pimped it. In fact, the only reason I’m really mentioning it is to explain why I haven’t done a TR review of the first episode yet. It’s because I got in from England late Monday night and immediately went to sleep, and was still jetlagged yesterday — and I really wanted to watch GoT when I have my full faculties. At the moment, it appears that that will be tonight, so expect the review tomorrow. Sorry for the delay to anyone who was anxiously awaiting my thoughts/hyperbole/fawning.