House of the Dragon lands on Sky in August
March 30, 2022
By Nik Roseveare
The ten-episode series of Game of Thrones spin-off House of the Dragon will launch on August 22nd on Sky Atlantic and streaming service NOW. The show will be available in all Sky markets including the UK & Ireland, Italy, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Each instalment will be available at the same time as the US premiere each week, and on demand thereafter.
Based on George R.R. Martin’s Fire & Blood and set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, the series tells the story of House Targaryen, and boasts a cast featuring Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Sonoya Mizuno, Fabien Frankel and Rhys Ifans.
Zai Bennett, Managing Director of Content, Sky UK, commented: “House of the Dragon is one of the most highly anticipated shows of the year and it showcases Sky’s commitment to providing exciting, world-class content for our customers. If you loved Game of Thrones or are a first timer to the world of Westeros, this is going to be a must watch. Roll on Monday 22 August.”