'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Premiere: How Long Will Fans Have To Wait?

'Game Of Thrones' Season 5
When Will 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 premiere? HBO

After the "Game of Thrones" Season 4 finale aired, fans wanted to know the "Game of Thrones" Season 5 premiere date. Unfortunately, HBO has yet to announce the exact date but it is easy to speculate when the show will return.

"Game of Thrones" Season 4 premiered on April 6, following a pattern of the series kicking off during the first week of April. The earliest the show premiered was for Season 3, when "Valar Dohaeris" aired on March 31, 2013. The latest premiere date was for Season 1, with "Winter Is Coming" airing on April 17, 2011. "Game of Thrones" Season 2 premiered on April 1, 2012.

Based on the previous seasons, the "Game of Thrones" Season 5 premiere date will fall in April. April 5, 2015, is an easy date to focus on, but March 29 or April 12 cannot be ruled out. HBO announced the Season 4 premiere date in December, so fans will have to wait a bit to get an actual answer.

With all the scouting location and casting rumors floating around, "Game of Thrones" series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are beginning production on "Game of Thrones" Season 5. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Benioff and Weiss confirmed the rumors of Dorne appearing in the next season but did not specify which characters will appear in Season 5. Based on previous seasons, filming could start in July.

As fans wait for an official announcement, read our "Game of Thrones" Season 5 preview get ready for next year. Prior to the completion of Season 4, HBO announced it was renewing "Game of Thrones" for two more seasons.

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