‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4, ‘Veep’ Season 3 and More Premiere Dates Revealed by HBO

The long winter is once again nearing a close: HBO announced that Game of Thrones season four will premiere Sunday, April 6th at 9PM ET/PT. Along with the reveal of the premiere date, the premium network also announced that the first official season four trailer will air this Sunday, April 12th before the 9pm premiere of True Detective.

Game of Thrones isn’t the only series with a return date; season three of the award-winning political comedy Veep will also premiere on April 6th, following Game of Thrones at 10PM. The new comedy Silicon Valley from creator Mike Judge (King of the Hill) will follow at 10:30PM. Silicon Valley is an examination of the people involved in the modern day gold rush and how ill-equipped they are for handling success. Thomas Middleditch, TJ Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Josh Brener, Christopher Evan Welch and Amanda Crew all star. Finally, HBO’s hard-hitting news series Vice returns for a second season of exploring current events on Friday, March 14th at 11PM ET/PT on HBO.

UPDATE: HBO has also announced the series premiere date for the six episode comedy Doll & Em, starring Emily Mortimer (HBO’s The Newsroom) and Dolly Wells (Bridget Jones’s Diary). The semi-improvised comedy about what happens when an actress hires her childhood friend as an assistant will air two back-to-back episodes over three consecutive Wednesdays beginning March 19th at 10PM.

The premium channel has not yet revealed a premiere date for their highly anticipated drama The Leftovers from Lost’s Damon Lindelof, but the series is set for a Summer debut. The series stars Justin Theroux (Mulholland Drive) as Kevin Garvey, a father of two and the chief of police, who is trying to maintain some semblance of normalcy when the notion no longer applies. Additional series regulars include: Amy Brenneman (Private Practice), Christopher Eccleston (Thor: The Dark World), Liv Tyler (The Strangers), Charlie Carver (Desperate Housewives), Max Carver (Desperate Housewives), and more.