HBO reveals ‘Game of Thrones’ final season air date


HBO announced Sunday night that the last season of their hit swords-and-dragons drama “Game of Thrones” will make its premiere on Sunday, April 14 at 9 p.m.

The statement came along with a trailer showing members of the Stark clan — Arya, Sansa and the Jon Snow — in the family crypt at Winterfell being spoken to by the voices of their late ancestors and facing an unseen threat coming from a cloud of frost.

The eighth, and last, season will contain six episodes and is expected to wrap up the Emmy-winning show’s many plot lines, including an invasion of zombie-like White Walkers from the north.

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