“Game of Thrones” viewers will have to wait until next year to see how the HBO drama will come to an end.
‘Game of Thrones’ to officially end in 2019
While it’s been speculated the final season of the series would not air until 2019, HBO made the news official on Thursday.
“‘Game of Thrones’ will return for its six-episode, eighth and final season in 2019,” the network announced via Twitter. “David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik will be the directors for the new season. Writers for the new season are David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill.”