Game of Thrones to end after season eight in 2018
Game of Thrones - the record-breaking fantasy drama TV series - will end after its eighth season, American broadcaster HBO has confirmed, BBC reports.
HBO programming chief Casey Bloys made the announcement at the Television Critics Association's conference.
The seventh season - made up of seven episodes instead of the usual 10 - is expected in summer next year, while the final season will be in 2018.
Game of Thrones is based on novels written by George R R Martin.