Star World premieres Game of Thrones Season 8

From on-ground activations, social media activities and exclusive collaborations, Star World has covered all ground to build up to the grand series finale of Game of Thrones

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Apr 18, 2019 2:13 PM Updated: Apr 18, 2019 2:13 PM
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As the biggest television event of the year –Game of Thrones Season 8 makes its way to the small screen, Star World plays host to the broadcast of the iconic show in India that airs on the channel at 10 PM every Tuesday. What started off as a series has now become a cultural phenomenon around the globe.

And, as we inch closer to the series finale, the anticipation only seems to be growing, as the biggest questions that have stayed with fans over years and seasons are now finally going to be answered. Is Jon Snow the true heir to the throne? Who will win the Great War – Westeros or the Wight Walkers? And the most burning one of them all – Who will finally sit on the Iron Throne?

From on-ground activations, social media activities and exclusive collaborations, Star World has covered all ground to build up to the grand series finale of Game of Thrones. Starting with their on-ground property ‘GOT Quiz Nights’, Star World hosted 18 fun evenings across 6 cities where viewers got their knowledge of GOT tested. All the while fans battled out for the coveted title of #TheGreatestFan of the series and the grand prize of NEXA S-Cross across Star World’s social media platforms.

What’s more? In a unique collaboration with popular Indian fashion designer, Masaba, Star World will unveil the official #CreateForTheThrone Masaba X Game of Thrones line that consists of jewellery, apparel, tech accessories and more. The unveiling will give fans an opportunity to create their own tributes for GOT and submit their entries to @StarWorldIndia Instagram handle.

Taking its offerings a notch higher, the channel has also organized extravagant GOT theme dinners, across key cities – Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. The exclusive dinners provide all invitees with an opportunity to experience the series in all its glory – the interiors, the set-up, the throne, a specially curated menu inspired by iconic scenes from the show and more.

In another interesting activity to keep fans engaged and build anticipation for each episode, Star World is running a ‘#GOTProphecies’ contest across their social media handles. Here, viewers will be required to predict who gets sacrificed #ForTheThrone in every episode and the catch is, will we ever be able to predict? Ten points for answering this too!

Packed with action, suspense, thrill and the most mammoth star cast any show has ever had, this war-fantasy drama series is sure to continue making history with every episode of the series finale. And, with an enormous budget of a whopping $15 million per episode, Season 8 of Game of Thrones is certainly going to be the television spectacle that everyone is hoping for.

596 nominations, 308 awards and a record breaking win at the Primetime Emmy awards with 38 whopping honours, Game of Thrones has swept the prestigious ceremony and millions of hearts, to become the most Awarded Series in the history of television!

 

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