It makes a certain amount of sense that the first two episodes could be moving pieces around on the chessboard to get everyone in place for that huge episode, and then for the remainder of the season to keep that momentum going with mega-long run times as the show hurtles toward its series finale.
Games of Thrones is about to embark on its last leg with the final season premiering on April 14.
Season 3 is a crucial time for Game of Thrones.
Tesla backtracks on recently-announced plan to close its stores
Physical stores will have a small selection for customers who want to test drive a auto or drive one off the lot immediately. Another 20 percent of stores are still under review and may close over the coming months, depending on their effectiveness.
This isn't much different than the previous seven seasons.
The second reason is that content creators definitely know when they're sitting with a dud and in this case try and limit the number of inevitable bad reviews, and the period in advance that those bad reviews start to appear, since this further damages the number of consumers who might pay to see it.
Zinedine Zidane reappointed as Real Madrid manager
Real have offered Solari the chance to remain at Madrid in a different role if he wants to continue working at the Bernabeu. I didn't go too far, as I live here, but I am happy to work with this great club and this squad above all.
Earlier, Entertainment Weekly reported that the first two episodes of season 8 will be under 60-minute mark - 54 minutes and 58 minutes respectively. But there is no denying this is bad news for people who want more of a very good thing. "I'm very satisfied with that, and I think that the fans will be satisfied with that, too".
While the first half of the season will have fairly traditional runtimes for Game of Thrones, the back half is stuffed with lengthier episodes, very almost approaching feature-length runtimes.
Adidas Running announced yesterday the release of a new Ultraboost collection, this time in collaboration with the hugely popular HBO television series Game of Thrones.
NVIDIA To Acquire Datacenter Networking Firm Mellanox for $6.9 Billion
Mellanox is not a name we normally see much here at AnandTech, as it's often a company in the background of bigger projects. The deal will help Nvidia to better compete in the data centre market, which now accounts for around a third of its sales.