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HBO Renews GAME OF THRONES For Season 7

By on April 21, 2016
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen.

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen. Photo © HBO

Amid recent rumors of shortened seasons ahead for the sweeping fantasy drama Game of Thrones was renewed today for 2017.

The news came from Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming, along with renewals for Veep and Silicon Valley.

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: Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Aidan Gillen, Diana Rigg, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams and Jonathan 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.

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