Super-eager Game of Thrones fans (are there any other kind?) now know, down to the minute, just how much dragon-flying, blood-soaked and question-answering action they can anticipate this spring.
HBO today confirmed the debut dates and estimated running times for the final six episodes of the series. When Season 8 launches on Sunday, April 14, the running time will be 54 minutes, the shortest of the episodes, with the next-shortest coming in at 58 minutes the following week.
The episode lengths might be disappointing in the wake of rumors that all six episodes would hit the 90-minute mark, but take heart: Subsequent episodes beyond the first two will clock in with lengthier running times, with the longest arriving on Sunday, April 28: Episode #3 will run 1:22.
Here’s the entire six-episode roster for the David Benioff and D.B. Weiss series: