Super exciting news for Game of Thrones fans!

It’s FINALLY that time of year again! HBO have revealed the date for the release of the fifth season of Game of Thrones!

The hit show will return to screens on 12th April in the US HBO announced on their official Twitter account last night, writing: "BREAKING #GoTSeason5 premieres Sunday, April 12 on @HBO. Send a raven and spread the word."

 Sky Atlantic has yet to confirm dates for the UK and Ireland viewers.

When asked on Twitter earlier this morning what date it would return to UK and Irish screens, Sky Atlantic simply stated: “We’ll be announcing details very soon – watch this space.” We hope it’s very soon afterwards!

Come on, Sky Atlantic, the anticipation is KILLING us!