The news was largely welcomed by the entertainment press, with critics satisfied that the lay-off would mean a higher-quality final season.
Fans were eagerly waiting for the season finale as it is expected to reveal which of the warring families in the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros will win the multigenerational struggle for control of the mega Iron Throne.
The statement continues: "David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik will be the directors for the new season". Though it will contain the least episodes of any Game of Thrones season (six), you can expect them to be on the longer side as the story becomes more movie-like and epic in scope. They will collaborate on the six-episode, eighth and last season, to air in 2019. Inn addition to this, this delay can give ample time for George R.R. Martin, the author, more time to waork on other projects such as his next book, "The Winds of Winter" which he said would be released this year.
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Tourists among 12 killed in Costa Rica plane crash
The Costa Rican government reported that a plane with 10 foreigners and two local crewmembers crashed in a wooded area. "Multiple U.S. citizens" were killed in a charter plane crash in Guancaste, Costa Rica , according to the U.S.
Guardiola expects up to two months out for Jesus
Guardiola could not say how serious the injury to De Bruyne was, but is hopeful the issue will not keep him sidelined for long. Before Sunday's 0-0 stalemate at Crystal Palace the Premier League leaders have recorded 18-match winning run.
Showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss announced in 2016 it would finish with 13 episodes spread over a final two seasons.
Game of Thrones Season 7 aired in summer of 2017 and previous seasons had usually run in the spring. Cogman, Guymon Casady, Vince Gerardis and George R.R. Martin as co-executive producers.
Production of the final season started in October and filming is expected to last until mid-2018. After all, a final season airing January 1, 2019 is a rather different for fans than one airing December 31, 2019.
In 2016 Carey received criticism over the controversial performance on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest . Carey had technical difficulties during a live performance of her hit song "Emotions".
The implementation of the new bill of the government under National Commission proposal will strengthen the medical colleges. Dr Narsinga Reddy of the Telangana IMA said, "Private hospitals across the state will close services from 6 am to 6 pm".
U.S. stars Hilton, 36, and Zylka , 32, became engaged at the weekend while on a skiing trip in Aspen, Colorado. My best friend & soulmate. "So dedicated, loyal, loving & kindhearted", she captioned the pictures.
In September, the Security Council put a cap of 2 million barrels a year on refined petroleum products exports to North Korea. Security Council and has voted in favor of sanctions against North Korea, despite being its greatest traditional ally.
Women's Olympic Team has participated in every Winter Olympic Games since the first-ever women's ice hockey tournament in 1998. There will be two more goaltenders added to the roster "later in January", according to USA Hockey.
The Eagles could opt to trade Foles if there's a market in the offseason, and install Sudfeld as the No. 2 behind Carson Wentz . That said, they will need Foles to get as comfortable as possible with the offense if Philadelphia is to stand a chance.
On Monday, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un delivered his 2018 New Year's Day address, as he has done every year since 2013. South Korea and the U.S. share one goal of denuclearizing Pyongyang , . but have different ideas on how to achieve it.
Samsung used to be a contender in this arena, as well, but the South Korean giant has since shifted its focus on QLED display. Besides, it's also the TV with the largest count of pixels, as LG's upcoming beast will be packing an 8K resolution.
Highways will be snow-covered, slippery and traffic will be slowed considerably during the afternoon/evening commute. The weather impact will be for the northern and southern Clearwater mountains, and the Bitteroot/Sapphire mountains.
$343M and $440M jackpots tempt lottery players
Mega Millions and Powerball are offering Georgia Lottery players two very large jackpots totaling almost $783 million dollars. The biggest Mega Millions jackpot dates back to 2012 when three winners split $656 million.
Technology glitch delays O'Hare travelers at Customs
Long lines of people waiting to go through customs at Miami International Airport due to a reported computer issue. One person tweeted that Miami Airport is "total chaos" while another said the lengthy lines at JFK "are horrible".
Georgia Bulldogs advance to National Championship
That game was at the Rose Bowl, although it wasn't the official Rose Bowl game, which was between Ohio State and OR that season. Georgia will advance to the national championship game with a 54-48 double overtime victory over Oklahoma in Rose Bowl .
Mariah Carey Slays on NYE, Warms Up with Some Hot Tea
Mariah Carey's second attempt at ringing in the New Year is fraught with peril and ice. "They told me there would be tea". On top of that, only a true diva would withstand below freezing temperatures just to rock a hot, sparkly outfit.
Pulwama Encounter: Four CRPF men, two militants killed
Trali was arrested in Delhi in 2003 and the Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) had sentenced her to life imprisonment in 2011. The terrorists first lobbed grenades and then began indiscriminate firing and entered the training centre in Awantipora.
Weah wins Liberian presidential polls
French President Emmanuel Macron has called Liberia's president-elect George Weah to congratulate him and invite him to visit. In his first public comments after his rival conceded, Weah said he was "honored to join a new generation of heads of state".