‘GAME OF THRONES’ PREMIERES SIMULTANEOUSLY IN MORE THAN 170 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING THE CARIBBEAN

In an unprecedented move, Game of Thrones will premiere in more than 170 countries and territories across the globe, simultaneously with HBO’s U.S. airing on Sunday, April 12 at 9:00pm ET.

The entire fifth season of the Emmy®-, Golden Globe®- and Peabody®-winning series will be simulcast to HBO branded networks and broadcast partners across the world, including in the Caribbean, creating a global television event week after week throughout the season's 10-episode run. (Michael McElhatton as Roose Bolton, Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton and Elizabeth Webster as Walda Frey – photo Helen Sloan/HBO)

The entire fifth season of the Emmy®-, Golden Globe®- and Peabody®-winning series will be simulcast to HBO branded networks and broadcast partners across the world, including in the Caribbean, creating a global television event week after week throughout the season’s 10-episode run. (Michael McElhatton as Roose Bolton, Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton and Elizabeth Webster as Walda Frey – photo Helen Sloan/HBO)

Among those participating are the HBO branded networks: HBO Asia, HBO Canada, HBO Europe, HBO Latin America, HBO Netherlands and HBO Nordic.

Since its debut, Game of Thrones has become a worldwide phenomenon and the most popular series in HBO history. Last year, the series was the most searched television show worldwide on Google and the #1 most talked about show on Facebook in the U.S. (Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane– photo Helen Sloan/HBO)

Since its debut, Game of Thrones has become a worldwide phenomenon and the most popular series in HBO history. Last year, the series was the most searched television show worldwide on Google and the #1 most talked about show on Facebook in the U.S. (Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane– photo Helen Sloan/HBO)

Game of Thrones is based on George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song Of Ice and Fire, where political and sexual intrigue abound as seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. The epic series, with storylines of treachery and nobility, family and honor, ambition and love, and death and survival, has captured the imagination of fans globally and become one of the most popular shows on television.

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