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Final 'Game of Thrones' season will air in 2019

Final 'Game of Thrones' season will air in 2019

HBO drama "Game of Thrones" will not return until 2019, and it will be for its final season.

The final season of the Emmy Award-winning show is expected to reveal which of the warring families in the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros will win the multigenerational struggle for control of the Iron Throne.

The final season of "Game of Thrones" will feature veterans of the show behind the scenes when it airs in 2019.

After the sixth season of "New Girl" aired past year, it looked as if the show starring Zooey Deschanel had come to an end.

'Tis going to be a long winter fellow Game of Thrones fans as everyone's worst fear has been confirmed: Game of Thrones will take a sabbatical in 2018. HBO said that Benioff and Weiss will also direct the final season.

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Previously, HBO programming president Casey Bloys had indicated that 2019 was a likely possibility. Writers for the new season are David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill. "Game of Thrones" sound designer Paula Fairfield broke this important news at the first annual Con of Thrones. The last time that David did one was Season 3's "Walk of Punishment", while the last of D.B. was the Season 4 premiere "Two Swords". But creator and producer Elizabeth Meriwether enlisted the cast to lobby Fox for one more season, and they were rewarded with eight episodes.

Sapochnik was unable to return for season seven due to scheduling conflicts, so fans should be thrilled to see he's back for the final installment of the series.

Nutter, American film, and television director won his Emmys thanks to the Season 5 finale "Mother's Mercy", where Jon Snow - Kit Harington - was killed by members of the Night's Watch.

The series is HBO's biggest hit ever with some 30 million viewers in the United States alone and an army of devoted fans worldwide. Follow INSIDER on Facebook.


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