Singapore – The new season of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning Game Of Thrones returns for its ten−episode fifth season and premieres the same time as the U.S. on 13 April at 9am (8am Thai.Jkt) with a primetime encore at 9pm (8pm Thai.Jkt) the same day exclusively on HBO / HBO HD. New episodes debut weekly at the same time. The series will also be available via broadband streaming anytime, anywhere on multiple devices on HBO GO and HBO ON DEMAND.

Game Of Thrones is the first of many HBO Original series to premiere in Asia the same time as the U.S. and the first series to have a worldwide television debut in over 170 countries simultaneously. Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, the hit series tells an epic story of treachery and nobility set on the continent of Westeros, where summers and winters can last years, and only the lust for power is eternal.

Jon Snow is struggling to balance the demands of the Night’s Watch with those of the newly arrived Stannis Baratheon, who styles himself the rightful king of Westeros.  Meanwhile, Cersei scrambles to hold on to power in King’s Landing amidst the Tyrells and the rise of a religious group led by the enigmatic High Sparrow, while Jaime embarks on a secret mission. Across the Narrow Sea, Arya seeks an old friend and a fugitive Tyrion finds a new cause.  And as danger mounts in Meereen, Daenerys finds that her tenuous hold on the city requires hard sacrifices.

Returning series regulars on Game Of Thrones this season include − Emmy and Golden Globe winner Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Jaime Lannister), Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Aidan Gillen (Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish), Kit Harington (Jon Snow), Diana Rigg (Lady Olenna Tyrell), Natalie Dormer (Margaery Tyrell), Maisie Williams (Arya Stark) and Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark).

Additional returning series regulars this season include − Alfie Allen (Theon Greyjoy), John Bradley (Samwell Tarly), Dean-Charles Chapman (Tommen), Gwendoline Christie (Brienne of Tarth), Liam Cunningham (Davos Seaworth), Stephen Dillane (Stannis Baratheon), Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei), Jerome Flynn (Bronn), Iain Glen (Jorah Mormont), Conleth Hill (Varys), Kristofer Hivju (Tormund Giantsbane), Michiel Huisman (Daario Naharis), Michael McElhatton (Roose Bolton), Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Snow), Carice van Houten (Melisandre) and Indira Varma (Ellaria Sand).

New cast members for the fifth season include − Jonathan Pryce (the High Sparrow), Alexander Siddig (Doran Martell), DeObia Oparei (Areo Hotah), Keisha Castle-Hughes (Obara Sand), Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (Tyene Sand), Jessica Henwick (Nym Sand), Nell Tiger Free (Myrcella Baratheon) and Toby Sebastian (Trystane Martell).

Episode #41 − “The Wars to Come”

Premieres same time as the U.S. − 13 April, 9am (8am Thai.Jkt) on HBO.

Primetime encores on HBO – 13 April (9pm/8pm Thai.Jkt) and 15 April (10.50pm/9.50pm Thai.Jkt).

HBO SIGNATURE primetime playdates – 14 April (9pm/8pm Thai.Jkt).) and 16 April (11pm/10pm Thai.Jkt).

Cersei (Lena Headey) and Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) adjust to a world without Tywin. Varys (Conleth Hill) reveals a conspiracy to Tyrion (Peter Dinklage). Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) faces a new threat to her rule. Jon (Kit Harington) is caught between two kings.

Written by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss; directed by Michael Slovis.

Episode #42 − “The House of Black and White”

Premieres same time as the U.S. – 20 April, 9am (8am Thai.Jkt)  on HBO.

Primetime encores on HBO – 20 April (9pm/8pm Thai.Jkt) and 22 April (10.55pm/9.55pm Thai.Jkt).

HBO SIGNATURE primetime playdates – 21 April (9pm/8pm Thai.Jkt) and 23 April (11pm/10pm Thai.Jkt).