Entertainment 'Game of Thrones' Season 8 won't air until 2019

03:46  05 january  2018
03:46  05 january  2018 Source:   thefix.nine.com.au

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According to a new statement from HBO, Game of Thrones will return for its final season in 2019 Further, Bloys told the Hollywood Reporter in July that even if all of the Game of Thrones spinoffs move forward, the first one probably wouldn’ t air until “at least a year” after Game of Thrones ends.

Sorry, Game of Thrones fans, but that rumor that the eighth and final season won ’ t drop until 2019 is starting to look very likely to be true. Why? Because actor Liam Cunningham, a.k.a. Ser Davos, told TV Guide that despite having the fewest episodes ever for a Thrones season

Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen of Game of Thrones.© @emilia_clarke Instagram Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen of Game of Thrones.

The good news: Game of Thrones' Season 8 has a release date. The bad news: It's not until 2019, HBO announced this week.

Season 7 of the series aired this past July and August, while the previous seasons of the show tended to premiere in March and April. It is unknown at this time at what point in 2019 Game of Thrones will air, but the final season of the mega-hit fantasy series will consist of just six episodes. Season 7 was seven episodes, several of which were over an hour long.

Series star Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark) previously told Variety that production on Season 8 began in October and is set to run into the middle of 2018.

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Game of Thrones season 8 isn' t going to air until 2019 . What do we do 'til then? Do we wish it would come out sooner?

Advertising [x]. By Sarah Moran. – on Jan 05, 2018. In SR Originals. HBO has finally confirmed every Game of Thrones fan's worst nightmare - season 8 won ' t air until 2019 . It's disappointing, sure, but not entirely unexpected.

Season 7 of Game of Thrones was the show's highest-rated yet, breaking several records in the process. The season finale was watched by 16.5 million viewers, including people who watched the episode as it aired and night-of streams. Of those, 12.1 million watched the episode as it aired, making it the most-watched episode in series history.

Directors for the new season are: series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, David Nutter, and Miguel Sapochnik. Benioff and Weiss will also write the new season along with Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill. Benioff and Weiss executive produce along with Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield. Cogman, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis and George R.R. Martin co-executive produce.

As Variety TV critic Mo Ryan notes on Twitter, "By the time it ends, #GameofThrones will have aired 73 episodes. 2.7% directed by women (2 eps, both had same director). 4 episodes in which a woman had full or partial writing credit (5.5%). 2 women writers ever. Last time a woman credited as a #GoT writer was 2013."

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Her quote follows news that GoT — which is currently shooting its final six episodes — will continue filming until the summer of 2018 (which also The 2019 date arguably benefits HBO a couple ways. Since Game of Thrones season 7 aired last summer, the show is competing in the 2018 Emmy

This Is When ' Game of Thrones ' Season 8 Will Air in 2019 According to Maisie Williams. The rumors have been confirmed and if you’re a Game of Thrones fan, it’s not the best news — the final season of HBO’s hit show won ’ t air until 2019 .

Foxtel's Showcase airs Game of Thrones episodes at the same time as the US, so Australia's release date should be go hand-in-hand with America's once it's announced.

Game of Thrones will never get a revival, says HBO boss .
"This story, A Song of Fire and Ice, is done."The cast are currently filming the final six episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-winning series in a grueling and ambitious production schedule that will delay transmission until next year.

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