In news that should be surprising to absolutely no one, HBO has officially announced that Game of Thrones will be continuing into season 5 and 6. Considering the huge audience that tuned in for the first episode of season 4, it’s clear that the series is continuously gathering audiences all over the world.
Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming, had the following to say: “Game of Thrones is a phenomenon like no other. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, along with their talented collaborators, continue to surpass themselves, and we look forward to more of their dazzling storytelling.”
6.6 million U.S. viewers tuned in to watch the fourth season’s first episode, resulting in the most watched Game of Thrones episode to date.
Fingers crossed that this show knows when to call it quits and doesn’t outstay its welcome. Till then, it’s clear that GOT will be on our screens for a while to come. Hell yeah…