'Game of Thrones' Season 4 premiere date revealed, trailer coming before 'True Detective'


Big "Game of Thrones" news came out of HBO's TCA 2014 winter press tour presentation. The cable network revealed that Season 4 of the fantasy series will premiere April 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Meanwhile, the first official trailer of "Game of Thrones" will premiere Sunday (Jan. 12) on HBO prior to the premiere of "True Detective" at 9 p.m. ET/PT. A very, very short first look was already released.

Season 3 of "Veep" will follow "Game of Thrones" on April 6 at 10 p.m. New comedy "Silicon Valley" will make its debut at 10:30 that night.

Meanwhile, "Vice" will premiere on March 14 at 11 p.m. PT/ET, "with no Dennis Rodman," HBO executive Michael Ellenberg joked at TCA.

Other HBO TCA announcements:

- The network is debuting the Sky Living comedy series "Doll & Em," which stars Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells. The six-part, improvised miniseries will air on Sky Living on February in the U.K. and debut March 19 at 10 p.m. on HBO in the United States.

- A new John Leguizamo comedy special, called "Ghetto Klown," will debut on March 22 at 10 p.m. The Frances McDormand-Richard Jenkins miniseries "Olive Kitteridge," which recently completed filming, will premiere on HBO later in the year.

- "The Normal Heart," director Ryan Murphy's adaptation of Larry Kramer's play about the early years of the AIDS epidemic, is set to premiere in May.

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