New 'Game of Thrones' trailer set to debut Friday on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'
BY RITA SHERROW World Television Editor
Friday, February 22, 2013
"Game of Thrones" fans will get their first look at the series' official third season trailer Friday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
HBO announced Thursday the new 60-second trailer will air on the latenight talk show whose host is a big fan of the fantasy series.
Kimmel said he is looking forward to the return of the series at 8 p.m. Sundays starting March 31.
"I am so excited about this trailer, even I might watch my show," he told HBO.
The trailer, which will offer a first look at the action and treachery that continues in series which has become a pop culture phenomenon, will be posted to the "Game of Thrones" YouTube channel immediately following its east coast debut on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" at tulsaworld.com/thronestrailer.
"Kimmel" airs at 11:35 p.m. weeknights on ABC, channel 8.
"Game of Thrones" is based on the popular book series "A Song of Ice and Fire," by George R.R. Martin. The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power set in a vast and violent fantasy kingdom.
Here's the most recent preview trailer posted on youtube.com.