'Game of Thrones' to return in first half of 2019

Posted: 12:44 PM, Jul 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-25 18:44:34Z

The final season of Game of Thrones will begin airing in the first half of 2019.

According to the  Hollywood Reporter , HBO programming president Casey Bloys spoke at the Television Critics Association where he revealed the window for the final six episodes.

Bloys was reportedly tight-lipped about what to expect in the final season other than saying: "It's pretty great." 

Game of Thrones earned 22 Emmy Nominations this year.

In addition to the final season, HBO also revealed that a prequel series is in the works based on events before Game of Thrones