Easily HBO’s most popular series, “Game of Thrones” was last month renewed for seasons five and six -- and last weekend scored an extraordinary 3.9 in the key 18-49 demo, matching the series’ all-time record.
The channel just released loglines for the final three episodes of season four, all scripted by series masterminds David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (note that no new episode will air this coming Memorial Day Weekend):
#38: “The Mountain and the Viper”
Debut: SUNDAY, JUNE 1
Mole’s Town receives unexpected visitors. Littlefinger’s (Aidan Gillen) motives are questioned. Ramsay (Iwan Rhoen) attempts to prove himself to his father. Tyrion’s (Peter Dinklage) fate is decided. Written by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Alex Graves.
#39: “The Watchers on the Wall”
Debut: SUNDAY, JUNE 8
Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and the rest of the Night’s Watch face the biggest challenge to the Wall yet. Written by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Neil Marshall.
#40: “The Children” (season finale)
Debut: SUNDAY, JUNE 15
An unexpected arrival north of the Wall changes circumstances. Dany (Emilia Clarke) is forced to face harsh realities. Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) learns more of his destiny. Tyrion sees the truth of his situation. Written by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Alex Graves.