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HBO Plots What’s Next as ‘Game of Thrones’ Era Comes to an End

  • Programming chief Casey Bloys ramps up production by 50%
  • Pipeline includes ‘Thrones’ prequel and show by J.J. Abrams
Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones

Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones

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So, HBO. What else you got?

On Sunday night, the network aired the finale of “Game of Thrones,” its most-popular show ever, leaving a programming void big enough for a dragon to fly through. Even HBO comedian John Oliver joked this month about the network’s anxiety after the fantasy series completes its eighth and final season.