Posted Oct 29 2015 — 3:07 PM EDT
Game of Thrones will probably return during slightest a small after than we expect.
On Thursday, HBO announced a Feb premiere dates for Martin Scorsese’s ’70s-set record tag play Vinyl, along with a lapse of comedies Girls and Togetherness. Vinyl starts Sunday, Feb. 14 with a two-hour opening, and a comedies launch a week later.
What do those series have to do with Thrones? Quite presumably everthing. It’s a TV scheduling domino effect!
HBO customarily front a strange programming for adult to dual hours on one night a week (Sunday), and Thrones tends to start after a network’s late-winter shows interpretation – customarily really late Mar or early Apr (last year Thrones returned Apr 6). No premiere date for Thrones has nonetheless been announced. But given that a winter programs have 10 episodes each, Thrones couldn’t lapse in early April, or even mid-April,even if all 3 shows ran for 10 weeks straight.
So we’re looking during late Apr during a really earliest. In theory, a uncover could lapse Apr 17 if it was interconnected with a winter comedies for dual weeks, though usually if HBO motionless to no longer atmosphere Thrones with associate Emmy favorites Silicon Valley and Veep for a start of a run – something a network has finished a past dual years. It’s some-more expected HBO will wish a open play and comedies in sync, and use a premieres to cranky foster any other like usual.
A after premiere would also have a outcome of pulling a Thrones culmination deeper into summer than usual.
So all of us desperately wondering what’s going on during Castle Black are substantially going to have to wait a small longer. Knowing Thrones, that is entrance off unconditional a Emmys this year, it will be value a wait.