You know the drill. Every time Game of Thrones airs, you have to be on radio silence for three hours.
How else are you going to avoid the countless spoilers on social media from your friends in an earlier time zone?
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But now every shocking death, every brutal twist will be felt at the same moment across the entire world.
HBO has finally solved the problem of time zone spoilers with an historic WORLDWIDE SIMULCAST!
On April 12th, Season 5's first episode The Wars To Come will air at 9 PM EST all across the United States and HBO's Asia, Latin America, Canada, Europe, and Nordic markets.
In all, the broadcast will reach 170 countries simultaneously.
Unfortunately that means a violent breakfast for some, but hey — small price to pay, right?
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