March 11th, 2017
‘Game of Thrones’ reveals Season 7 release date—but not without a massive flub
HBO made the announcement during a bizarre Facebook live stream in which a block of ice was supposed to melt to reveal the date—things didn't go as planned. After fifteen minutes, the stream cut to black prompting hysteria online. Then it returned only to malfunction repeatedly. Eventually the premiere date was revealed: July 16th!