Game of Thrones Premiere Set For UK/US simulcast

Game Of Thrones Premiere

There was a time when America got everything first, from the automobile and men on the moon to Scientology and the cheeseburger crust pizza. But when it comes to televisual phenomenon Game of Thrones, that head-start has well and truly gone.

During the season four premiere at London’s appropriately medieval Guildhall, Sky Atlantic revealed that as American audiences sit down to enjoy Game of Thrones on Sundays at 9pm ET on HBO, it will simultaneously broadcast the hit fantasy show in the UK on Monday mornings at 2am GMT.

For the less dedicated and the employed, Sky Atlantic will also screen episodes at the more agreeable time of 9pm on Mondays.

OnTheBox was among a select few to attend the star-studded premiere event, which featured a Q&A with cast members John Bradley-West (Samwell Tarly), Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth) and Sansa Lannister/Stark herself, Sophie Turner.

Although barely necessary after watching the thrilling first episode, Cunningham confirmed that season four had many more “WTF moments” to follow.

Game of Thrones season four starts on Sky Atlantic on Monday, April 7 at 2am, repeated at 9pm.

Follow Nick Norton on Twitter @OnlyForKoolKids