Excited to go back to Westeros? After a long wait, season 7 of the popular HBO drama Game of Thrones is set to premiere July 17. As usual, you can watch the series on Foxtel’s showcase channel or stream it online via Foxtel Now. It airs the same time as in the US.
Summers span decades. Winters can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne continues. The Great War begins July 17, when acclaimed series Game of Thrones returns for season 7. This will be the penultimate season of show, which is based on George R.R. Martin’s best-selling A Song of Ice and Fire series. Game of Thrones season 7 will consist of seven episodes.
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Where we left off
Season 6 of Game of Thrones ended with Daenerys Targaryen leading a vast armada to Westeros. Her army included the Unsullied, the Dothraki, Yara and Theon Greyjoy, the Martells and the Tyrells. Tyrion Lannister is now her Hand. As for Cersei Lannister, she rose to power after blowing up her enemies, including several Tyrells and the High Septon. She now sits on the Iron Throne – but by the looks of the trailer, her happiness won’t last long.
Meanwhile, Sansa and Jon Snow are at Winterfell. Snow was made King of the North. We also found out that he’s actually the son of Lyanna Stark and Rhaegar Targaryen. Ramsay was killed by his own hounds. Arya ended season 6 by slitting Walder Frey’s throat. Bran escaped a White Walker attack thanks to his friends’ sacrifices, especially Hodor.
What Time does Game of Thrones Air in Australia?
Season 7 of the Game of Thrones will be shown live in Australia at the exact same time it is televised in the United States. The first episode arrives on Sunday night the 16th of July at 9.00pm (New York), which is Monday 17 July at the very friendly time of 11.00am in Sydney. Below is the Live TV Times for your region of Australia:
Sydney, NSW: 11.00am
Brisbane, QLD: 11.00am
Melbourne, VIC: 11.00am
Hobart, TAS: 11.00am
Canberra, ACT: 11.00am
Adelaide, SA: 10.30am
Darwin, NT: 10.30am
Perth, WA: 9.00am
Watch Game of Throne Season 7 Live Online
While the new season will air on Foxtel the same time as the US, you can also stream the new episodes of the Game of Thrones online with Foxtel Now. Showcase is part of both Drama and Pop Foxtel Now channel packs – you can get each for $15/month or both for $25/month. Foxtel Now is available on several devices, which makes for a seamless viewing experience. You also get access to the Foxtel Now app which allows you to watch your favourite content live on mobile devices. Best of all, EVERYONE can grab the Foxtel Now free trial whether you’re a new user or existing Foxtel Play subscriber!