The final season of Game of Thrones will arrive in 2019

05 January, 2018, 13:14 | Author: Greg Santos
  • Game of Thrones returns in 2019, HBO confirms for first time

However they've now officially announced that it'll be 2019 for the eighth and final season, which is only six episodes long. The move also clears a path for the network's other lavishly produced and acclaimed genre hit, Westworld, which returns for its second season this year after taking its own lengthy break.

While we will have to wait over a year to see how it all ends, one of the show's stars has already teased the prospect of a "satisfying" ending. The writers of the final season are Benioff, Weiss, Dave Hill, and Bryan Cogman. While those 12.1 million people who watched the episode as it aired, making it the most-watched episode in the history of GOT series.

For the lovers of series and movies, Game of Thrones season eight is set to sir in 2019.

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HBO announced Thursday that "Game of Thrones" Season 8 won't arrive until sometime in 2019.

This image released by HBO shows a scene from "Game of Thrones". Leaving fans with only seven episodes as opposed to its typical 10 episode season. However, season 7 bucked that trend, premiering last summer after the production was delayed to take advantage of icier weather. After all, a final season airing January 1, 2019 is a rather different for fans than one airing December 31, 2019. Co-showrunners Benioff and Weiss have written numerous episodes, including the season seven finale "The Dragon and the Wolf", but the series finale will be their first co-directing credit.

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