Final Game of Thrones season will only air in 2019

HBO has announced that the final season of the fantasy series won't premiere until 2019.

Game Of Thrones bosses have confirmed the final season will not air until 2019, and when it does come it will be short and sweet.

NEW YORK -"Game of Thrones" fans will be disappointed to hear that the show won't be coming back in 2018.

HBO confirmed creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss would direct episodes of the six-episode season, along with Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill. GOT star Sophie Turner previously told Variety that the production work of Season 8 of the series started in October and it is all set to air into the middle of this year.

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The GoT pushback also gives author George R.R. Martin more runway to potentially release the next book in his A Song of Ice and Fire series, The Winds of Winter, which he teased last summer might be ready in 2018.




The seventh season was ended in August 2017 with an average of over 30 million USA viewers per episode across multiple platforms.

Although the final release date for Game of Thrones season 8 is not yet revealed, the fans couldn't stop building their own theories.

If reports are to be believed, the episodes of the upcoming series will be longer compared to the previous ones.

In the other news, GOT fans who are disappointed with the delayed release of the show, here's something to cheer up.

Listen up Game of Thrones fans because this is important news. Some of its seven episodes were more than an hour long.

Showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss announced in 2016 it would finish with 13 episodes spread over a final two seasons.

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