Winter is coming … in April.
HBO has announced that season 5 of “Game of Thrones” will premiere Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 9 p.m.
The new season will consist of 10 episodes.
Favourites including Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Maisie Williams, and Lena Headey will return.
In the same announcement, HBO confirmed season 2 of “Silicon Valley” and season 4 of “Veep” will launch the same night at 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., respectively.
Here’s the full press release below:
HBO has confirmed that the new seasons of GAME OF THRONES, SILICON
VALLEY and VEEP will debut back-to-back on SUNDAY, APRIL 12, starting at 9:00 p.m.
GAME OF THRONES begins its ten-episode fifth season SUNDAY, APRIL 12
(9:00-10:00 p.m.). Based on the popular book series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” by George
R.R. Martin, this hit Emmy®-winning fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power
in a vast and violent kingdom. Members of the ensemble cast for the fourth season
included Emmy® and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke,
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Kit Harington, Natalie Dormer, Maisie Williams and Sophie
Turner. Executive producers, David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger,
Bernadette Caulfield; co-executive producers, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis, George
SILICON VALLEY returns for its ten-episode second season SUNDAY, APRIL 12
(10:00-10:30 p.m.). Mike Judge (“Office Space,” “King of the Hill”) brings his irreverent
brand of humour to HBO in this Emmy®- and Golden Globe-nominated comedy series,
which looks at the modern-day epicentre of the high-tech gold rush, where the people
most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. The cast includes
Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Josh Brener,
Amanda Crew, Matt Ross and Jimmy O. Yang. Mike Judge, Alec Berg, John Altschuler,
Dave Krinsky, Michael Rotenberg and Tom Lassally executive produce. The series was
created by Judge & Altschuler & Krinsky.
VEEP launches its ten-episode fourth season SUNDAY, APRIL 12 (10:30-11:00
p.m.). Created by Armando Iannucci, this Emmy®-nominated series stars Emmy® winner
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as former senator Selina Meyer, who became vice president, only to
find the job was nothing like she expected, but everything she was warned about. The
show also stars Emmy® winner Tony Hale, Anna Chlumsky, Matt Walsh, Reid Scott,
Timothy C. Simons, Sufe Bradshaw and Kevin Dunn. Iannucci executive produces along
with Christopher Godsick and Frank Rich.
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