HBO has renewed the Game of Thrones TV show for a seventh season. Game of Thrones, season six, premieres this Sunday, April 24, 2016, at 9:00pm ET/PT.
Series regulars in the Game of Thrones cast for the upcoming season include: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Aidan Gillen, Diana Rigg, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, and Jonathan Pryce.
Here is more from HBO, taken from a multi-show press release:
LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2016 – With all three shows set to return for new seasons on Sunday, April 24, HBO has renewed GAME OF THRONES, SILICON VALLEY and VEEP for 2017, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.
The Emmy®-winning GAME OF THRONES begins its ten-episode sixth season Sunday, April 24 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). Based on the bestselling fantasy books by George R.R. Martin, the fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom. Series regulars this season include: Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Aidan Gillen, Diana Rigg, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams and Jonathan Pryce.
Season six credits: The executive producers of GAME OF THRONES are David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield; co-executive producers, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis and George R.R. Martin; supervising producer, Bryan Cogman; producers, Chris Newman, Greg Spence and Lisa McAtackney.
HBO has also renewed Silicon Valley for a fourth season and Veep for a sixth season. Those stories are coming right up.
Is the Game of Thrones end drawing nigh? Showrunner David Benioff has previously talked about it running a total of 73 hours. The sixth season finale will mark the 60th hour. Learn more.
What do you think? Do you think Game of Thrones will end after the eighth season? How long do you think it should last? Let us know, below.
The new season is taking forever to air. Finally it arrives in a little over a week, Why would someone want lesser episodes?
Hope next season’s Game of Thrones would run just seven episodes instead of ten and six for the eighth and FINAL season.