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Final 'Game of Thrones' season will air in 2019

Final 'Game of Thrones' season will air in 2019

But given that the network opted to air GoT in the spring every year until a longer-than-usual production schedule pushed season 7 to last summer, a return to a spring launch seems logical.

Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner let this information slip in an interview with Variety last December, but now it's been confirmed by HBO, which said that 8th and final season of its hit epic fantasy will be returning in 2019. This fantasy series is HBO's biggest hit ever with some 30 million viewers in the United States alone and billions of fans worldwide.

The fans are extremely excited for this release, and many already have different ideas about what will happen in the final season.

Filming for the final season started in October a year ago, and is expected to continue until mid-2018.

Production giant HBO said on Thursday that Game of Thrones would return in 2019 for a six-episode final season.

The final season will also definitely be only six episodes as previously reported.

The previous season of the series - Game of Thrones Season 7 was the highest rated season of the show yet, it broke several records in the process of gaining popularity. An additional 4 million caught the episode on streaming channels. Writers for the new season are David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill. Co-executive producers are Bryan Cogman, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis and George R.R. Martin.

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