George R.R. Martin Signs Two-Year Deal With HBOAuthor Remains as 'Game of Thrones' Coexecutive Producer; Will Develop Other Projects 2/05/2013 4:47 PM Eastern
The agreement will keep Martin as coexecutive producer on Game of Thrones for another two years. Martin will also develop and produce other projects for HBO. Game of Thrones is based on Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire book series.
The HBO drama averaged a gross audience of 10.4 million viewers per episode across all platforms. The June 3 finale averaged a series-best 4.2 million viewers for its 9 p.m. premiere and 5.1 million viewers across two plays.
Game of Thrones premieres its third season March 31.