In news that will surprise absolutely no one, HBO's monster hit Game of Thrones has been renewed for a sure-to-be intense fourth season. The decision was officially announced after the premiere of the show's third season pulled in a whopping 6.7 million viewers - huge numbers for HBO - and actually managed to beat Fox's scripted shows for the evening in the ratings.

So, yeah, no worries, guys - the show will live to kill all our favorite characters for another year. Yay!

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[via Vulture]