Game of Thrones: Can the final season live up to fan expectations?

Our screen panel discusses the final season of Game of Thrones and takes a look back at the beginning of the series, its controversies and how the show has evolved.
Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) in the final season of Game of Thrones. (Helen Sloan/HBO)

Every week, the q screen panel convenes to look at the biggest stories happening in the worlds of film, television and streaming entertainment. This week, arts and culture writer John Semley and CBC Arts host Amanda Parris join Tom Power to talk about the final season of Game of Thrones, which premieres Sunday on HBO.

Semley and Parris look back at the beginning of the series, its controversies and how the show has evolved. With all the pressure on Game of Thrones to come to a satisfying conclusion, can the finale ever live up to fan expectations? 

Click 'listen' near the top of this page to hear the full conversation.

Produced by Frank Lockyer Palmer

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