'Game of Thrones' Final Season Episodes Will Be The Longest Yet, HBO Confirms

New details on how Season 8 will be the meatiest season ever.
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The final season of Games of Thrones will be the biggest and most-action packed yet, HBO has officially confirmed.

According to HBO's updated programming schedule, the shortest of GoT's last episodes will be Season 8's 54-minute premiere on April 14. 

The third episode will be the longest with an estimated runtime of one hour and 22 minutes, while the fifth episode and the finale will both clock in at one hour and 20 minutes.

As Entertainment Weekly notes, the average episode length is 72 minutes, which is longer than that of any other season in the series. 

Here are all of the premiere dates and episode lengths: 

Season 8, Episode 1
Debut date: SUNDAY, APRIL 14 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
Estimated running time: 0:54

Season 8, Episode 2
Debut date: SUNDAY, APRIL 21 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
Estimated running time: 0:58

Season 8, Episode 3
Debut date: SUNDAY, APRIL 28 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
Estimated running time: 1:22

Season 8, Episode 4
Debut date: SUNDAY, MAY 5 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
Estimated running time: 1:18

Season 8, Episode 5
Debut date: SUNDAY, MAY 12 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
Estimated running time: 1:20

Season 8, Episode 6
Debut date: SUNDAY, MAY 19 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT)
Estimated running time: 1:20

Plan those watch parties before Game of Thrones final season premieres on April 14.