HBO announced that the next season of Game of Thrones, Season 7, will have seven episodes and is scheduled to release in the summer of 2017.
“Now that winter has arrived on GAME OF THRONES, executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss felt that the storylines of the next season would be better served by starting production a little later than usual, when the weather is changing,” said Bloys. “Instead of the show’s traditional spring debut, we’re moving the debut to summer to accommodate the shooting schedule.”
Game of Thrones recently received 23 Primetime Emmy® nominations, including nominations for Peter Dinklage, Kit Harrington, Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey and Maisie Williams.