Sky Atlantic To Simulcast ‘Game Of Thrones’ With HBO Broadcast

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Sky Atlantic are to simulcast the fourth season premiere of HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones at the same time as the broadcast on the East Coast of the United States, the broadcaster announced at the Games of Throne season four premiere in London last night.

The opening episode of season four will now debut on Sky Atlantic in the UK on Monday April 7th at 2am (Sunday April 6th 9pm EST). That episode will then be repeated in the previously announced 9pm time-slot on Monday April 7th.

Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones is an epic story of treachery and nobility set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years, and only the lust for power is eternal. The drama series stars Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Iain Glen, Aidan Gillen, Charles Dance, Liam Cunningham, Natalie Dormer, Stephen Dillane, Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Sophie Turner, Jack Gleeson, Alfie Allen, John Bradley, Rory McCann, Conleth Hill, Gwendoline Christie and  Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Amongst the cast additions for season 4 are Mark Gatiss (Sherlock), Joel Fry (Trollied), Roger Ashton-Griffiths (Gangs of New York), Indira Varma (What Remains) and Pedro Pascal (Homeland).

Catch a trailer for the new season below: