Westworld won’t return until 2020, HBO chiefs confirm

The final season of Game of Thrones is wrapping up over the next few weeks, but fans of Westworld (HBO’s other star-studded, high-profile genre show) are still in for a bit of a wait, with WarnerMedia Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt and HBO president of programming Casey Bloys confirming to Deadline that the series won’t return until 2020.

There’s been speculation for a while that Westworld wouldn’t be back in 2019, but now it’s official. The news also raises a question — with Game of Thrones ending and Westworld not on the schedule for a year or more, what will HBO’s new marquee show be?

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