|Game of Thrones Season 1|
The DVD cover art
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||10|
|Original run||April 17, 2011 - June 19, 2011|
|Home video release|
|Region 1||March 6, 2012|
|Region 2||March 5, 2012|
The first season of the television drama series Game of Thrones premiered on April 17, 2011, and concluded on June 19, 2011. It consisted of 10 episodes, each running approximately 55 minutes in length. Game of Thrones is based on the novel A Game of Thrones, the first entry in A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin. The story takes place in a fictional world, primarily upon a continent called Westeros but also on another continent, to the east, known as Essos, where the noble House Stark, led by Lord Eddard Stark (Sean Bean) is drawn into schemes against King Robert Baratheon when Jon Arryn, his chief advisor, known as the Hand of the King, dies mysteriously.
HBO broadcast Season 1 on Sunday nights at 9:00 pm in the United States, with a repeat showing at 11:00 pm.