“Game of Thrones” won’t be spoiled for fans in the United Kingdom by earlier airings in the United States. Sky Atlantic, the U.K. provider for “Game of Thrones,” announced the series will premiere there at 2 a.m. GMT on April 7, which is the same as the stateside premiere of 9 p.m. ET April 6.
Sky Atlantic made the announcement at “Game of Thrones'” Season 4 London premiere. The simulcast airings will continue for all 10 episodes of Season 4. The effort is a first for Sky Atlantic and HBO for “Game of Thrones.”
The first episode of “Game of Thrones” Season 4 is titled “Two Swords.” The synopsis reads: “Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) welcomes a guest to King’s Landing. At Castle Black, Jon Snow (Kit Harington) finds himself unwelcome. Dany (Emilia Clarke) is pointed to Meereen, the mother of all slave cities. Arya (Maisie Williams) runs into an old friend.”