It’s been almost a year but, FINALLY, the wait is almost over. Tomorrow (April 13, 2015) at 9:00am, GAME OF THRONES returns for an all-new season on HBO and HBO GO! Fans of the Emmy®- and Golden Globe®-winning series have been dying to see more and, personally, I’ve been counting the days ever since it was announced that Season 5 would air on April. However, there’s much MUCH more to celebrate than just the arrival of the new season because, not only are we going to be able to watch the new GOT episodes, we get to watch them at the same time as it airs on the U.S.
“GAME OF THRONES is the first of our many HBO Original series to premiere in Asia the same time as the U.S., and the first television series to debut worldwide in over 170 countries simultaneously,” said Angela Poh, HBO Asia’s Manager of Communications. “We’re so pleased bring this opportunity for our fans in the Philippines to experience the Iron Throne live. The series is such a huge global phenomenon and we know what a huge hit it is in the Philippines.”
On April 8, last Wednesday, Ungeek had the pleasure of attending an advanced screening of the first episode, “The Wars to Come”, along with other GOT Fans and media. It was AMAZING and, once the episode came to a close, I felt that all-too-familiar emotional mix of hype over what just happened, frustration over why it had to end there, and excitement of just wanting to see the next episode NOW! (If you’re a fellow fan then I’m sure you know those feels too!) The screening capped off with a moment of pure EPIC as HBO Asia unveiled a life-size replica of the IRON THRONE. Geekgasm photo-ops soon followed and it wasn’t just us who were rushing to take a photo.
If you’re dying to see the Iron Throne in person and have some wonderful photo-op session, head over to Fully Booked BGC as a life-size replica is on display from now till April 23rd.
Be sure to stay tuned tomorrow! I promise you, you would not want to miss a second of it.
Game of Thrones Same Time Telecast 9AM every Monday Starting April 13
Primetime Encore Monday 9:00 PM and Wednesday 10:50PM only on HBO