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Fans react to news of Game of Thrones ending after season 8

After HBO producers announced that Game Of Thrones will end after two more season, fans took to social media to express shock, relief ... what not!

tv Updated: Aug 01, 2016 17:44 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
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Fans took to social media and in different ways expressed their shock.

From ‘Thank God there are two more seasons to go’ to ‘Oh no! GOT can’t end’ — Game of Thrones fans clearly couldn’t handle its big announcement.

The popular American epic drama will end after eight seasons, the programming head of HBO, the channel that airs the TV series, announced recently. And social media saw a flood of tweets soon after, ranging from shock to sarcasm. Sample this:

Read: Game of Thrones ends after two more seasons. Commence crying in 3,2,1...

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Last month, the show’s producers had confirmed that the upcoming seventh season will only last seven episodes. This led to speculation that the seventh season could also be the end of the show, which has won 26 Primetime Emmy Awards till date.

With clarity that there will be a final eighth season, several fans breathed a sigh of relief that the show isn’t ending in 2017.

First Published: Aug 01, 2016 17:44 IST