As widely expected, HBO has revealed that its TV ratings behemoth Game of Thrones will not return for its final season until 2019.
In a statement, HBO said: ” The epic fantasy series Game of Thrones will return for its six-episode, eighth and final season in 2019. David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik will be the directors for the new season. Writers for the new season are David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill.”
The premum broadcaster offered no clues as to exactly when in 2019 the show will return.