Based on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series, this fantastical medieval drama isn’t just for fantasy nerds. Game of Thrones
follows the major families in the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros (think
post-Dark Ages Europe), all with their respective lands, on the brink of
all-out war over who will take the all-powerful Iron Throne.
American remakes of British television shows tend to be hit or miss. The Office certainly found a place in America’s heart, but countless others just didn’t quite make the trip across the pond. Showtime’s Shameless gives
an award-winning Brit series a Chicago-style makeover, resulting in one
of the grittiest portrayals of lower class family life on U.S.