Game of Thrones’ sixth season will premiere on Sunday, April 24, 2016.
HBO made the announcement on Twitter yesterday.
This season will be the first to go beyond the plot George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series. The author recently stated that the sixth book in the series, The Winds of Winter, will not be finished before the premiere of the 6th season.
HBO also appears to be closing in on a deal for the 7th and 8th seasons of its hit show. “HBO programming president Michael Lombardo told a handful of reporters Thursday at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour that the premium cable network is near a deal for another two-season renewal for the fantasy drama based on the books by George R.R. Martin,” The Hollywood Reporter says.
Game of Thrones is HBO’s most-watched series ever and its longest-running series now on air.SuperFable