‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Schedule & Episode Guide

Now that The Walking Dead’s season is over, it’s now time to start looking towards Game of Thrones‘ upcoming season. Game of Thrones Season 5 will be here in less than two weeks, and we’ve got official descriptions for every Game of Thrones episode this season. Beware, obviously these descriptions contain some spoilers, or at least allusions to what will happen in the upcoming season. Below you will find the premiere date, finale date, and an episode guide for every Game of Thrones Season 5 episode. We only have descriptions for the first seven episodes of the season, but we’ll add the rest once they’re given to us by HBO.

So mark your calendars  — here are the premiere dates for every Game of Thrones Season 5 episode:



Season 5 Episode 1 “The Wars to Come” (Premiere)

Drunk Tyrion

Air Date: April 12, 2015
Directed By: Michael Slovis
Official Episode Description: “Cersei and Jaime adjust to a world without Tywin. Varys reveals a conspiracy to Tyrion. Daenerys faces a new threat to her rule. Jon is caught between two kings.”

Our Recap/Review of “The Wars to Come”


Season 5 Episode 2 “The House of Black and White”

game of thrones House of black and white

Air Date: April 19, 2015
Directed By: Michael Slovis
Official Episode Description: “Arya arrives in Braavos. Pod and Brienne run into trouble on the road. Cersei fears for her daughter’s safety in Dorne as Ellaria Sand seeks revenge for Oberyn’s death. Stannis tempts Jon. An adviser tempts Daenerys.”



Season 5 Episode 3 “High Sparrow”

Game of Thrones High Sparrow

Air Date: April 26, 2015
Directed By: Mark Mylod
Official Episode Description: “In Braavos, Arya sees the Many-Faced God. In Kings Landing, Queen Margaery enjoys her new husband. Tyrion and Varys walk the Long Bridge of Volantis.”


Season 5 Episode 4 “The Sons of Harpy”

game of thrones season 5 photos

Air Date: May 3, 2015
Directed By: Mark Mylod
Official Episode Description: “Margaery seeks prudent counsel. Jaime Struggles in foreign lands. Dany answers the Harpy’s call.”


Season 5 Episode 5 “Kill the Boy”

Game of Thrones kill the boy

Air Date: May 10, 2015
Directed By: Jeremy Podeswa
Official Episode Description: “Cersei plots a dangerous game. Jon swings his sword. Melisandre studies the signs. Tyrion sees the ghosts of the past.”



Season 5 Episode 6 “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken”

doran martell

Air Date: May 17, 2015
Directed By: Jeremy Podeswa
Official Episode Description: “Margaery receives a grim surprise. Jon hears dark tidings. Winterfell prepares for a wedding. Doran Martell speaks his word.”


Season 5 Episode 7 “The Gift”

game of thrones the gift

Air Date: May 31, 2015
Directed By: Miguel Sapochnik
Official Episode Description: TBA


Season 5 Episode 8 TBA

Air Date: June 7, 2015
Directed By: Miguel Sapochnik
Official Episode Description: TBA


Season 5 Episode 9 TBA

Air Date: June 14, 2015
Directed By: David Nutter
Official Episode Description: TBA


Season 5 Episode 10 (Finale) TBA

Air Date: June 21, 2015
Directed By: David Nutter
Official Episode Description: TBA