Game of Thrones season 8, episode 1 will be broadcast on Sunday, April 14 on HBO for those in America. Meanwhile, in Britain, Sky Atlantic will air the premiere on Monday, April 15 at 2am. There will also be a repeat at 9pm for fans who weren;t able to watch the Transatlantic simulcast. Game of Thrones fans can then find out whether the Night King will make it onto the Iron Throne by the end of the HBO and Sky Atlantic show as well as how they will bring the series to a close.
When is the Game of Thrones season 8, episode 1 premiere date?
Game of Thrones season eight has been given a release date of Sunday, April 14, 2019, by HBO.
HBO will air the first episode of the new series in the USA, while viewers in the UK will be able to watch Game of Thrones season eight the day after (Monday, April 15) on Sky channel Sky Atlantic.
The episode will air on Sky Atlantic first at 2am and then again at 9pm – just like the past couple of seasons.
The Transatlantic simulcast was brought it to cut down on illegal downloading and allow fans to watch it air at the same time on both sides of the Atlantic.
HBO released the Game of Thrones season eight trailer on March 5, giving fans a taste of what to expect.
Some fans think the Night King’s victory has been confirmed in something Jojen Reed (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) previously said.
There have been lots of theories about Arya Stark and whether she will be killed by a returning character.
Other theories have suggested the Night King (Vladimir Furdik) will be quashed by two returning characters.
Ahead of the release date, HBO has released a series of first look pictures from Game of Thrones season eight for fans to see.