The release date for season seven was announced live - and in a rather dramatic fashion - on the official Game of Thrones Facebook page on Thursday night (09/03/17).
The Live video of the melting ice had over 180,000 comments and 16, 490 shares.
A slightly less cryptic teaser was posted shortly after.
The trailer featured dragon graphics and some selected lines of dialogue from previous seasons with Jon Snow's final warning that 'The Great War is here, ' concluding the trailer.
But 15 minutes later the livestream ended with no premiere date revealed.
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As hot as the show is right now, it still took a few torches and around one hour for the date to appear - which led to thousands of fans mocking the stunt.
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He dropped the huge hint as he revealed that more money had been spent on the show in order to break boundaries over the course of the next two series. They have also released a teaser video of the same but with better special effects and a captivating story spelt out by Daenerys Targaryen. Although, at this time, there is only little known about the plot of the new season, Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams told The Independent that the series comes "to the climax and it's rolling down to the end". The show debuted in 2010 and has won 38 Emmys, more than any other narrative show in the history. According to HBO, executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss wanted to use the snow on the ground to their advantage, since winter is finally here on the show.