The eighth season of The Iron Throne finally arrives on Rai 4 and RaiPlay starting in November: here's what it's about and how to watch it on TV.
From November 2, the eighth season of Game of Thrones, also known as The Iron Throne, arrives in first view on Ra4 and Rai Play, the streaming platform dedicated to all subscribers. Finally after being released on Sky, also the Rai audience will be able to see the events of the show based on the literary saga "The Chronicles of Ice and Fire" written by George R.R. Martin.
The content created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss is one of the most popular in recent years. It has won 59 Emmy Awards, considered as the Oscars of TV series, out of 160 nominations reaching an unprecedented record. The awards are linked to the extreme quality of the script, the breathtaking plot and the perfectly characterized characters, played by a large cast of talents. As breathtaking are the places where Game of Thrones is set. The episodes of the eighth season have reached extraordinary numbers in the United States, where they exceeded 13 million viewers.
Games of Thrones: what the final season is about
The eighth season is also the final, one of the most anticipated and exciting of the entire cycle. The audience will be involved especially in the final war between the two undisputed queens of the show, namely Cersei Lannister (played by Lena Headey) and Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), the mother of dragons. The latter wants to regain her kingdom, after several injustices suffered and to achieve her goal will engage, changing profoundly.
Of course, there will be no lack of mediator intervention of Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and the House of Stark, influenced by the power struggle. Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) will play a crucial role throughout the final season and we will see him at Jon Snow's side in an incredible finale that will leave the audience speechless.
The finale is one of the most discussed in the history of TV series, confirming that it is one of the main media phenomena of the last decade.
The success is also linked to the ability of George R.R. Martin who has mixed within the saga different elements, those of Celtic and Anglo-Saxon myths. Not least the chilling setting: most of the scenes are shot in Northern Ireland, an area of the world full of charm, characterized by wild and breathtaking landscapes. Battles, wars, love intrigues, family dramas and power games are the main ingredients of the saga.
How to watch Games of Thrones on RaiPlay
Those who have not yet seen or want to watch The Iron Throne finally have two alternatives. The eighth season will be available free to air on public TV. From November 2 and for every Monday in prime time you can watch on Rai 4, channel 21 of digital terrestrial television. In addition, it will also be available on RaiPlay, the streaming channel full of online content.
To watch the eighth season of Games of Thrones on RaiPlay you need to subscribe to the channel, accessing the website www.raiplay.it from your browser or downloading the mobile app from Appstore or Play Store on smartphones, tablets and smart TVs.
After entering your credentials and logging in you can watch any content hosted on the platform.