HBO sets April return date for 'Game of Thrones'

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Posted: Jan 08, 2015 8:48 PM
HBO sets April return date for 'Game of Thrones'

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — "Game of Thrones" addicts, begin the countdown: HBO's series is returning in April.

The cable channel said Thursday that 10 episodes of "Game of Thrones" will show during its fifth season that begins April 12. Also returning that day are the comedies "Silicon Valley" and "Veep."

The hit fantasy series known as "GOT" is based on the works of George R.R. Martin, who has completed five of seven novels planned in the "Song of Ice and Fire" saga.