House Of The Dragon Episode 1: Know Release Date, Time, And Where To Watch

The most anticipated spin-off to the widely loved Game of Thrones (GOT) is finally here! Scroll down the article till last to know the release date, time, cast, and where to watch House of the dragon episode 1.

While the last season of the mighty Game of thrones series was not well-received by the ardent fans and left a bitter aftertaste, there is still equal excitement among them to watch the prequel— House of the Dragon. We will provide a clear schedule for overseas fans so that you can watch the newly released show without much hassle.

Release Date And Time Of House Of The Dragon Episode 1

Based on George RR Martin’s novel “Fire and Blood, this prequel is under everyone’s eyes. It would be interesting to see how the season plays out and does it live up to the legacy established by Game of thrones. House of the Dragon Episode 1 is set to premiere on 21st August 2022 at 9 PM/ET which is Eastern Time Zone on HBO Max and HBO.

For overseas fans, there are different schedules, timings and platforms. Since HBO is limited to North American territory only, International fans might have difficulty in accessing HBO. There is a good news for you. The show is available on other TV networks and streaming service platforms in your country! 

  • In India, the show will go on air on 22nd August 2022, Monday at 6:30 AM IST that is Indian Standard Time. The House of Dragon Episode 1 is available to stream, exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar.
  • If you are in France, Don’t worry! The release date of the House of the Dragon Episode 1 is at night from 21st August at 3 AM. The streaming services available are OCS and Canal+. 
  • In the UK, the premiere date is 22nd August at 2 AM British Summer Time. A British native can watch the show on Sky Atlantic. This TV channel is easily accessible in Ireland as well.
  • In Germany, the release date is 22nd August 2022, Monday at 3 AM CST. The streaming TV channel is Sky Germany.
  • Scandinavian nations can enjoy the show on HBO Max on 22nd August 2022 at 3 AM Central Standard Time.
  • In Spain, the show will be available to watch on 22nd August 2022 at 2 AM Western Standard Time exclusively on HBO Max.
  • In Australia, the release date is 22nd August 2022 at 11 AM AEST in Morning on Foxtel.

However, due to the time differences in the US, UK, Europe, and Asia— the episodes will be released a day before or after in regions according to the time schedule. There is no need for confusion as House of the Dragon episodes will be as per time and confirmed schedule only.

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The Plot

House of the dragon Episode 1

The show is set 200 years prior to the Game of thrones events. Certain portions from George RR Martin’s  A Song of Ice and Fire book series and book Fire and Blood have served as the plot for season 1. It revolves around the family “Targaryen” family who has a close kinship with Dragons. This has allowed them to have control over the continent of Westeros. 

However, instead of an outside battle, there is an inner family feud where the ruler Viserys I has to choose between his daughter and brother both blood relations as the successor to the Throne. Will this tug of war lead to the Targaryen family’s downfall?

On being asked about the House of the Dragon Episode 1, one of the cast members expressed that this prequel has a story that focuses on women who aim to overthrow the institution of Patriarchy that is very much relevant in the present scenario as well.

House of the Dragon is available to stream in your countries on their respective platforms now.

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