'Game of Thrones' Won't Return Until 2019 for Final Season - NBC 7 San Diego

'Game of Thrones' Won't Return Until 2019 for Final Season

The announcement was met with expected amount of despair across social media

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    You won't see Jon Snow again until 2019.

    "Game of Thrones" fans settle in for a long long... long Winter.

    HBO announced Thursday the hit series would not see the light of day until a still undisclosed date in 2019 for its six-episode, eighth and final season.

    David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik will be the directors for the new season. Writers for the new season are David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman and Dave Hill.

    The announcement was met with an expected amount of despair across social media.