The Television Critics Association press tour is just a hotbed of information this time with the confirmation that Season 8 of Game of Thrones will be its last.
It was up to HBO Programming President Casey Bloys to deliver the bad news at the TCA, he said this of the announcements:
“Yes, I think [the showrunners, D.B. Weiss and David Benioff] have a very specific plan about the number of seasons they want to do. If I could get them to do more, I would take 10 seasons, but we want to take their lead with what they could do and what the best version of the show is.”
Game of Thrones is HBO’s most successful and longest running series and there has been talk of a spinoff