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HBO Announces 'Game of Thrones' Recap Series Co-Produced by Bill Simmons

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow in "Game of Thrones" Season 5, Episode 1Helen Sloan / Courtesy of HBO

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Send a raven: HBO is launching a "Game of Thrones" recap show that will air after each installment of the increasingly convoluted fantasy series.

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow in "Game of Thrones" Season 5, Episode 1Helen Sloan / Courtesy of HBO

"After the Thrones" will be produced by Bill Simmons, who last summer partnered with the premium cable channel, and hosted by Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan, two alums of Simmons' defunct sports-and-culture site Grantland.

The series will be focused on "explaining the who, what, when and where, exploring the complicated politics and history of 'Thrones,' and offering absurd and not-so-absurd theories about future episodes," HBO said in a statement. It will air on Mondays on HBO Now, HBO Go, HBO on Demand.

Greenwald and Ryan, who will serve as co-executive producers of the talk show, previously hosted a "Thrones" recap podcast for Grantland called "Watch the Thrones."

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