HBO Renews Game of Thrones for 2017

Ahead of their 2016 premieres, HBO has officially renewed Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, and Veep for the 2017 season. It’s unclear what the episode count will be for the shows in their next seasons, but Game of Thrones executive producer David Benioff previously said it may only contain 7 episodes instead of the regular 10.

The Emmy-winning Game of Thrones begins its ten-episode sixth season Sunday, April 24 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). Based on the bestselling fantasy books by George R.R. Martin, the fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom. Series regulars this season include: Emmy and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Aidan Gillen, Diana Rigg, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams andJonathan Pryce.

The executive producers of Game of Thrones are David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger and Bernadette Caulfield; co-executive producers, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis and George R.R. Martin; supervising producer, Bryan Cogman; producers, Chris Newman, Greg Spence and Lisa McAtackney.