Game of Thrones Season 8 Episodes: Lengths, Names, Air Dates & More

Basically all you need to know.

The final season of arguably the most popular show of all-time is upon us with Game of Thrones Season 8. As with all things Thrones, you never know what you’re getting from one week to the next thanks to the veil of secrecy that surrounds its production — we don’t even know the episode names for this season in advance.

With just six episodes in Game of Thrones in total, it’s made up for by four of them being almost as long as feature-length movies. Here’s everything you need to know about the episodes in Game of Thrones 8, including when you can watch them and who’s in the director’s chair.

 

Game of Thrones: Season 8 – Episode 1

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Name: Winterfell
Director: David Nutter
Episode Length: 54 minutes
Air Date: April 14th, 2019
Synopsis: “Daenerys arrives at Winterfell and Jon Snow gets some big news.”
Our Review: “Some nice developments, but we didn’t tune in to the final season hoping for people in rooms talking – we came for BLOOD.” – 6/10

 

Game of Thrones: Season 8 – Episode 2

Name: A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
Director: David Nutter
Episode Length: 58 minutes
Air Date: April 21st, 2019
Synopsis: “Jaime faces judgement and Winterfell prepares for the battle to come.”
Our Review: “But the inescapable fact is ‘A Knight Of The Seven Kingdoms’ finds itself feeling directionless, unsure what it is or what it’s doing, when it’s meant to be triple-A caliber television.” 4/10

 

Game of Thrones: Season 8 – Episode 3

Name: The Long Night
Director: Miguel Sapochnik
Episode Length: 82 minutes
Air Date: April 28th, 2019
Synopsis: “Winterfell fights the Army of the Dead.”
Our Review: “A good episode, but also the distinct underlying worry the show may have climaxed too soon.” – 8/10

 

Game of Thrones: Season 8 – Episode 4

Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 4

Name: The Last of the Starks
Director: David Nutter
Episode Length: 78 minutes
Air Date: May 5th, 2019
Synopsis: “The Battle of Winterfell is over and a new chapter for Westeros begins.”
Our Review: TBC – but IMDb absolutely hates it.

 

Game of Thrones: Season 8 – Episode 5

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Name: TBC
Director: Miguel Sapochnik
Episode Length: 79 minutes
Air Date: May 12th, 2019
Synopsis: TBC – but if Sapochnik is directing, that usually means violence.
Our Review: TBC

 

Game of Thrones: Season 8 – Episode 6

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Name: TBC
Director(s): David Benioff & D. B. Weiss
Episode Length: 79 minutes
Air Date: May 19th, 2019
Synopsis: TBC
Our Review: TBC

 

Where To Watch Game of Thrones Season 8

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For everyone in the US, Game of Thrones airs each Sunday at 9PM ET on HBO before becoming available on HBO GO and HBO Now as soon as the episode ends.

For everyone in the UK, Game of Thrones airs at the same time on Sky Atlantic at 2AM BST. It is then immediately available on NOW TV as part of the entertainment pass, which gives you one week free.

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