The fourth season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones premiered in the United States on HBO on April 6, 2014, and concluded on June 15, 2014. It was broadcast on Sunday at 9:00 pm in the United States, consisting of 10 episodes, each running approximately 50–60 minutes.
The fourth season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones premiered in the United States on HBO on April 6, 2014 and concluded on June 15, 2014. It aired on Sunday at 9:00 pm in the United States. , consisting of 10 episodes, each lasting approximately 50 to 60 minutes.  The season is adapted primarily from the second half of A Storm of Swords, along with elements from A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons, all novels from George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.  The series is adapted for television by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. HBO ordered the fourth season on April 2, 2013, which began filming in July 2013. The season was filmed primarily in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Croatia.
The story takes place in a fictional world, primarily on a continent called Westeros, with a story taking place on another continent to the east, Essos. After Robb Stark’s death in The Red Wedding, the three remaining kings in Westeros believe they have a right to the Iron Throne. King Joffrey dies of poison at his wedding and his uncle Tyrion is blamed; young Tommen Baratheon is crowned king. Meanwhile, Sansa Stark escapes from King’s Landing. At the Wall, Jon Snow and the vastly outnumbered Night’s Watch begin a grim battle against 100,000 Wildlings, but Stannis’s army arrives to demand the Wildlings surrender. Bran Stark’s visions take him past the Wall to the north, where he meets the Three-Eyed Raven. Daenerys Targaryen captures Meereen and decides to rule as queen of Slaver’s Bay until she can permanently defeat the slavers; she finds it harder to rule than to conquer. Reluctantly, she chains her growing dragons, which have become difficult to control. Arya Stark crosses Westeros accompanied by the Hound, but sails alone to Braavos in Essos to end the season.
Game of Thrones has a great cast, which includes Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, and Kit Harington. The season featured a number of new cast members, including Pedro Pascal, Indira Varma, Michiel Huisman, and Dean-Charles Chapman.
Critics praised the show’s cast and production values, with specific praise for Dinklage’s portrayal of Tyrion Lannister. The audience increased again compared to the previous season. He won 4 of the 19 Emmy Awards for which he was nominated.