Game Of Thrones Renewed For Season 4

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Kit Harington as Jon Snow in 'Game of Thrones' Season 3 -- Helen Sloan/HBO
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Kit Harington as Jon Snow in 'Game of Thrones' Season 3 -- Helen Sloan/HBO

"Game of Thrones" will be back for another season.

On Tuesday, HBO confirmed it renewed the show for a fourth. 10-episode season.

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"Looking forward to returning for a [fourth] season!!" Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark, Tweeted.

"#GameOfThrones has been officially announced for a fourth season," actor Ian McElhinney wrote on Twitter (he plays the recently returned Ser Barristan Selmy). "I hope you all enjoyed the first S3 episode, I haven't seen it yet."

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Sunday's Season 3 premiere of the show proved to be a series high with record numbers tuning in.

The show averaged 4.4. million viewers at the 9 PM time slot. By contrast, Season 2 premiered to 3.9 viewers in the time period.

Website Torrent Freak reported there were over a million downloads of the premiere episode in under one day.

-- Jolie Lash

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