Game of Thrones Season 5 to Premiere on April 12

Game of Thrones Season 5 premiere date announced

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. (ET/PT).

“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.

The executive producers are David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger, and Bernadette Caulfield. The co-executive producers are Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis, and George R.R. Martin.