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Season 6 of ''[[Game of Thrones]]'' was formally commissioned by HBO on 8 April 2014, following a substantial increase in audience figures between the [[Season 3|third]] and [[Season 4|fourth seasons]]. [[Season 5|Seasons 5]] and 6 were commissioned simultaneously, the first time [[HBO]] has done so for a major drama series.
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Season 6 of ''[[Game of Thrones]]'' was formally commissioned by HBO on 8 April 2014, following a substantial increase in audience figures between the [[Season 3|third]] and [[Season 4|fourth seasons]].<ref>[http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/game-thrones-renewed-two-more-694544 The Hollywood Reporter]</ref> [[Season 5|Seasons 5]] and 6 were commissioned simultaneously, the first time [[HBO]] has done so for a major drama series.
   
 
The season is expected to again consist of ten episodes and is expected to commence production in July 2015, running late into the year. [[David Benioff]] and [[D.B. Weiss]] will return as executive producers and showrunners for both seasons, having signed a new two-year contract with HBO in early 2014.
 
The season is expected to again consist of ten episodes and is expected to commence production in July 2015, running late into the year. [[David Benioff]] and [[D.B. Weiss]] will return as executive producers and showrunners for both seasons, having signed a new two-year contract with HBO in early 2014.

Revision as of 19:59, April 8, 2014

Season 6 of Game of Thrones was formally commissioned by HBO on 8 April 2014, following a substantial increase in audience figures between the third and fourth seasons.[1] Seasons 5 and 6 were commissioned simultaneously, the first time HBO has done so for a major drama series.

The season is expected to again consist of ten episodes and is expected to commence production in July 2015, running late into the year. David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will return as executive producers and showrunners for both seasons, having signed a new two-year contract with HBO in early 2014.

The season is exepcted to premiere in Spring 2016.

Season 6 is expected to consist of material from the sixth novel in the A Song of Ice and Fire book series, The Winds of Winter (which has not yet been published), as well as wrapping up elements from the fourth and fifth novels of the A Song of Ice and Fire book series, A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons, which take place simultaneously alongside one another.

Plot

Production

Cast

Returning

Main Cast

Recurring Cast

New Cast Members

New Characters

Crew

Producers

  • David Benioff: executive producer.
  • D.B. Weiss: executive producer. Benioff and Weiss signed a two-year contract in 2014, indicating that they will stay with the show to at least the end of the sixth season.

Writers

  • David Benioff & D.B. Weiss

Directors

Episodes

Image gallery

Posters

Video gallery

References

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