When does Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6 begin in Australia?

Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6, the season and show finale, begins at 11:00 am on 20 May 2019. You can watch it and the first five episodes online for free, too.


Game of Thrones Season 8 release date and time Australia

Game of Thrones Season 8 airs on Mondays and begun on 15 April 2019. The next episode to air is Episode 6, which follows on from the divisive The Long Night and the relatively mundane The Last of the Starks and the destructive The Bells. It airs on 20 May 2019 across Australia at the times listed below. After catching up with all the new dynamics and power struggles in the relationships of our favourite characters following the Battle of Winterfell, it was time to start swinging swords again. In Episode 5, the battle came to Cersei, who suddenly looked relatively harmless when the Mother of Dragons lost her mind and destroyed the city (and everyone in it).

Anything could happen in the season and show finale. Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6 needs to wrap-up everything; not just the battle between Jon Snow and his queen, but also the three-eyed raven; what's he up to? And ultimately, who will sit on the Iron Throne?

  • Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane Hobart: 11:00 AM AEST
  • Perth: 9:00 AM AWST
  • Darwin and Adelaide: 10:30 AM ACST
  • New Zealand: 1:00 PM NZDT

Episode 5 now joins Episodes 1 through 4 available to stream on demand on Foxtel and Foxtel Now. Episode 6 of Season 8 will air at the same time on Monday as its predecessors, and then again on replay at 8.30 pm. All of the total 73 episodes will remain on demand through Foxtel into the foreseeable future. If you are wondering which episodes are worth revisiting, we've ranked all 73 episodes from best to worst here.

How to Watch Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6 for free.

It is possible to watch Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 6 (and Episodes 1 to 5 for good measure) for free. You can do this by making use of the Foxtel Now 10-day free trial period, which is easy to instantly sign-up for, and cancel - should you want - in the future. For more information, we have a full guide on how to take this approach.

If you're still catching up on the action, HBO gave us a glimpse into the grim future of our surviving Starks with an official trailer for the final season of Game of Thrones when it subsequently announced an official release date. After nearly two years of waiting, fans across the world marked the date in their calendars: 15 April 2019.

Foxtel confirmed it would fast-track the series to Australia as it did with Season 7. So when you watch it at the 11:00 AM showing, you are watching it first with the rest of the world.

Game of Thrones Season 8 continues to air at 9:00 PM in the USA, so Australians can able to catch it from 11:00 AM each Monday morning. It will be available on-demand from 11:00 AM with a repeat broadcast at 8:30 PM every Monday night on FOX SHOWCASE (for those who don't dig on-demand). The 8:30 PM sessions is immediately followed by the live chat show, Thrones 360 LIVE, which is hosted by James Mathison (Australian Idol) and Stephanie "Hex" Bendixsen (Good Game).

In case you were wondering where to watch Game of Thrones in 2019, Foxtel still has exclusive streaming rights for HBO's lineup so it will be the only paid option to stream it on the day of release. Seasons 1 to 7 are now available to buy or rent via most digital movie stores (iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft Store, PlayStation Store etc.).

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