Based on George R. R. Martin’s series of books, Game of Thrones is an epic (sorry, that really needs to be EPIC) tv drama, about the battle for the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. Set in the lands of Westeros and Essos several noble families battle, backstab, and bleed to leverage influence and gain power.
UK TV Premiere Date Information
Latest/Next UK Season: 8 (Final)
Latest/Next UK TV Air Date: No exact date/time - Unknown 2019 (TBC)
UK Channel: Sky Atlantic
Country of Origin: UK-USA
Additional Airing Notes:
From season 6 onwards, the tv series is ahead of the published books. The premiere is usually simulcast at 2am UK time with the US East Coast, then repeated in the evening followed by ‘Thronecast’. Like seasons 7, season 8 will have fewer episodes, although they are said to all be longer.
Previous UK Premiere Dates
Season 1 – Sky Atlantic – 18th April 2011 at 9pm – Read our review!
Season 2 – Sky Atlantic – 2nd April 2012 at 9pm
Season 1 – Pick TV – 24th January 2013 at 10pm
Season 3 – Sky Atlantic – 1st April 2013 at 9pm
Season 4 – Sky Atlantic – 7th April 2014 at 2am (simulcast premiere) and 9pm (regular slot)
Season 5 – Sky Atlantic – 13 April 2015 at 9:00pm
Season 6 – Sky Atlantic – 25th April 2016 at 9pm
Season 7 – Sky Atlantic – 17 July 2017 at 2:00 am
Final Season: 8 (Final)