Media Alert: Tuesday April 12, 2016

Foxtel is home of “Thrones”
Game of Thrones recap and fan shows all in one place


Foxtel announced today it will again simulcast the new season of Game of Thrones for Australian audiences so they can watch each episode at the same time as the US broadcast.

Game of Thrones Season 6 will exclusively premiere on Foxtel’s showcase channel Mondays from April 25 at 11.00am, same time as the US with an encore at 7.30pm Monday nights. Each episode will be available to stream directly following the first Monday morning broadcast on Foxtel’s Anytime service available to Foxtel iQ and Foxtel Play subscribers, and to watch on Foxtel Go.

One episode per week of new Game of Thrones simply not enough Thrones? showcase is the home of Thrones with a range of fan shows to bring you up to speed for the new season, and throughout Season 6, showcase will be premiering a weekly recap show to talk through each episode’s events and plot twists:

· Game of Thrones: Best Moments (two hour special)
showcase channel and streaming on Anytime
Join the hosts of Thronecast in the studio as they count down their favourite moments from five brilliant seasons of Game of Thrones.

· Game of Thrones: The Story So Far (90 minute special)
showcase channel and streaming on Anytime
Revisit the key events of each season with analysis and insight from writers and stars of the show. The Story So Far is a viewer’s guide to explain the intrigues and power struggles at work in the sprawling lands of Westeros.

· Game of Thrones Seasons 1 through 5
BoxSets channel and streaming on Anytime
Want to catch up on every episode ever of Game of Thrones before the new season? Watch on Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Play or Foxtel Go on the Boxsets channel or stream on Anytime, anywhere on your device.

· Thronecast
Tuesdays from April 26 at 10.45pm on showcase and streaming on Anytime
If you want a closer look at Game Of Thrones, look no further than the official fan show Thronecast, hosted by Jamie East and comedian Rachel Parris. Accompanying every episode of Game of Thrones, Thronecast features exclusive interviews with the cast, insights into the world of Westeros and beyond, and previews of what’s in store.

The most-watched series in HBO history and a worldwide TV phenomenon, Game of Thrones remains a huge runaway hit. This year, after the shocking developments at the end of Season 5 – including Jon Snow’s bloody fate at the hands of Castle Black mutineers, Daenerys’ near-demise at the fighting pits of Meereen, and Cersei’s public humiliation in the streets of King’s Landing – survivors from all parts of Westeros and Essos regroup to press forward, inexorably, towards their uncertain individual fates. Familiar faces will forge new alliances to bolster their strategic chances at survival, while new characters will emerge to challenge the balance of power in the east, west, north and south.

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