Game of Thrones Season 6 Premiere Date Confirmed

By Jacob Klein on Jan 7, 2016 to Game of Thrones

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UPDATE: HBO has announced that Game of Thrones Season 6 Will Premiere on April 24th, 2016!

HBO rocked the television world today with a revelation that Game of Thrones would continue at least through a sixth season! Okay, so maybe you aren’t totally surprised by this announcement but it’s good to know that your favorite show will be on for at least two years, right? It’s been speculated that Game of Thrones will need at least seven, if not eight seasons to complete the journey but we’ll probably have to wait to get real confirmation on that front.

When will Game of Thrones season 6 premiere?

Spring of 2016, for sure. Check our schedule for an exact air date and a countdown.


Here’s the official release:

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014 – HBO has renewed GAME OF THRONES for a fifth and sixth season, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. “GAME OF THRONES is a phenomenon like no other,” noted Lombardo.

“David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, along with their talented collaborators, continue to surpass themselves, and we look forward to more of their dazzling storytelling.”

Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, GAME OF THRONES is an epic story of treachery and nobility set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years, and only the lust for power is eternal. The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning series launched its ten-episode fourth season Sunday, April 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO, with other episodes debuting subsequent Sundays at the same time.

Cast regulars for the fourth season of GAME OF THRONES include:

Emmy and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Charles Dance, Aidan Gillen, Jack Gleeson, Kit Harington, Diana Rigg, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Alfie Allen, Jerome Flynn, Conleth Hill, John Bradley, Gwendoline Christie, Liam Cunningham, Stephen Dillane, Natalie Dormer, Iain Glen, Kristofer Hivju, Sibel Kekilli, Rose Leslie, Rory McCann, Michael McElhatton, Iwan Rheon and Carice van Houten.

Among the early critical praise for the fourth season, the Los Angeles Times called GAME OF THRONES “the Best Television Show Ever,” adding that “no other series comes close,” and “television just doesn’t get any better than this,” while Newsday hailed the series as “still TV’s best,” awarding the show an A+. The Hollywood Reporter observed, “The consistency of excellence in GAME OF THRONES is truly something to behold,” and the San Francisco Chronicle described it as “great and addictive.”

The season four premiere of GAME OF THRONES on Sunday, April 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) was watched by an average of 6.6 million viewers, making it HBO’s most-watched program since the finale of “The Sopranos” in 2007 (11.9 million viewers). The premiere improved 52% over last season’s premiere and 23% over last season’s finale. GAME OF THRONES added an additional 1.6 million viewers from the 11:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. replays, for a gross audience of 8.2 million viewers for the night. Season three of the series had an average gross audience of 14.4 million viewers per episode.

We’re assuming they’ll be sticking to the same schedule of filming in the Summer/Fall and then premiering around April in the Spring.  More details as we have them but enjoy season 4 for now!

  • Chaudhary Minhas Jatt

    When would the HBO air second episode of GoT?

  • William Dean Sr.

    2 days away……..

  • Chintan Shah

    please released it so i can die peacefully after watching it….

    :-0 :-)

  • Oscar Sorto

    Wow, I just finished watching all 5 seasons this whole week, this series is addictive. My eyes are killing me but worthy, can’t wait for the following seasons.

  • Jacob

    Next freeking April :-(

  • Brett

    When is season 6??

  • Crookid

    The day Game of Thrones airs it’s final episode is a day I will forever dread. The best show EVER CREATED.

    1. Game of Thrones
    2. The Sopranos

    I’ll likely watch reruns my entire life though. I re watch the Sopranos in full every year.

    Crazy how the two best shows (possibly three with Curb) are from HBO. It’s because HBO isn’t afraid to take chances that makes them so great. Sure, some shows turned out awful like “Luck” but that comes with the territory of trying new things. Without mistakes we wouldn’t have GOT. Who thought a fantasy show would be so popular?

  • Andi

    I too just started watching it recently as well. I probably banged out all 4 seasons in just over 2 weeks, and went back and watched Season 1 all over again.

    I just hope they’re able to finish it. And I hope Brand really can fly because at this rate Hodor is going to be carrying around a grown man in no time.

  • Awais Jutt

    I have just finished all 4 seasons in 2 day got so much addicted forget to do any thing as so just counting days for season 5…….

  • Awais Jutt

    I have just finished all 4 seasons in 2 day got so much addicted forget to do any thing as so just counting days for season 5…….

  • Kenny Hartrich

    I’m in the middle of season 2 . It’s been 3 day … great series. I like binge watching it like this. Now when season 5 starts I’m gonna be so spoiled it’s gonna be hard to watch one episode.

  • Cleophus Cavin

    My son told me about an episode he watched, I started by watching the first episode of season one, and got so enthralled with it I watched all four seasons in a week. Superb.

    • Me

      Same here – my son told me about GOT and I’ve watched all 4 seasons in about 3 weeks! I love this!

  • JP boi

    I’m definitely looking forward to seeing the new season of GOT!! Spring seems so far away, Winter is already come!!

  • jeanne

    I was looking around for some good tv and found game of thrones…I watched all 4 seasons this week and this series is more then outstanding…let down that its not airing till spring but, you can not rush this quality of work!

    • Angela Dever

      We have been watching since Season 1! Can’t wait every year for the new season!

      • cmwatson

        Me too I absolutely love Love love this series my favorite all time show can’t wait for the new season to start

  • trinib

    wow this season seem shorter…. i refuse to believe that was the finale… i’m sad

    • trinib

      and my mother is also upset :)

  • Theodore80

    Now that season 4 is almost over, you’re gonna make us wait almost a year till season 5? Thats BS!

    • Jef Dinsmore

      No, it is called impatience. But we know how fanaticism works so we accept it around here.

      Would you rather they crank out the seasons two a year so we can burn though the series that much faster. At least this way it plays out longer.

  • Oberyn Martell

    Hi everyone,

    Is anyone know how to contact the casting team? I am an actor and i would like to submit myself for a part in season 5.

    Thanks for your help and happy Easter!


    • JP boi

      Did you get a part??

  • Sarah

    Bring back Ed Skrein!

  • Eleonora Iafano

    There was NEVER any doubt in my mind!!!!!

  • Hard Little Machine

    Based on the orgy of worship from a single ep of the latest season, this will in fact be statistically bigger than Jesus.

  • Sor Halles


  • James

    aww yisss

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