Jon Snow was surprisingly killed off in season five angering fans. He, however, was brought back to life in the beginning of sixth season.
Game of Thrones' eighth season will be the last of the series. Meanwhile, Universal Cable Productions has acquired the rights to develop George RR Martin's anthology series Wild Cards
Based on George R R Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels, the show has been distinguished by steadily rising audience figures. Just three million tuned in for the finale of Season one
The finale is titled The Winds of Winter, a nod to author George R R Martin's forthcoming sixth novel in his A Song of Ice and Fire series, which was originally intended to be released prior to this season