The new season is executive produced by Benioff and Weiss along with Bernadette Caulfield, Frank Doelger, and Carolyn Strauss.
An announcement from USA premium cable channel HBO has confirmed long suspected rumours that the show would not return in 2018.
On the other hand, Season 7 which was aired in past summer was of seven episodes while multiple episodes of which were more than an hour long. Given that Martin plans one final book in the series, A Dream of Spring, the HBO series is still expected to reveal its ending of the series before Martin's version hits bookstores.
Powerball results for 12/30/17; did anyone win the $390M jackpot?
Mega Millions is scheduled to hold its first drawing of 2018 on Tuesday at 11 p.m. with a jackpot of $343 million. The winning Powerball numbers were not drawn Saturday, increasing the top prize to $440 million.
The company seems to be pulling out all the stops for its final season, recruiting both David Nutter and Miguel Sapochnik to direct episodes, along with showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss.
Last August Foxtel said the show pulled in more than 1 million viewers per episode in Australia, but the series is also pirated at record rates. As the biggest hit in HBO's history, one the subscription service hoped to continue for additional seasons, keeping the show around awhile long isn't a bad thing.
For Games of Thrones fans, winter isn't coming for a while.
Nikki Haley on Iran: 'We must not be silent'
The protests are the biggest challenge to the Iranian government's authority since mass demonstrations in 2009. Around 20 protesters have been murdered by the Iranian regime and over 450 have been arrested.
The show, which has more Emmy Awards than any other narrative series and pulls in more than 20 million USA viewers per episode, moved beyond George RR Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire novels in season six.
The medieval fantasy series has millions of fans worldwide who were anxiously waiting for season eight of the series to release this year but the creators of the show have announced that they will skip 2018 and delay the release of the season finale till 2019.
Erica Garner, daughter of murdered chokehold victim Eric, is dead at 27
Mr Garner's death was ruled a homicide by medical examiners, but a grand jury did not charge any arresting officers in the case . She also told NBCBLK that her goal was to continue fighting for justice for him and others caught in similar situations.