Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series. It is based on George R. R. Martin's book series A Song of Ice and Fire. The first episode was shown on April 17, 2011 on HBO. There have been four seasons so far. It is very popular around the world. The first season of Game of Thrones was nominated for thirteen of the 2011 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series. It won two. Check out these GoT props.