‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2: Release date, episode schedule, and everything we know so far!

Attention, dragon enthusiasts and Westeros loyalists! The long wait is nearly over for fans itching to witness the epic clash between the Blacks and the Greens. “House of the Dragon,” the beloved prequel to “Game of Thrones,” debuted two years ago and quickly amassed a dedicated following, cementing its status as one of HBO’s most celebrated recent releases.

Season 1 set the stage for the infamous dance of the dragons, culminating with the crowning of both Aegon II (played by Tom Glynn-Carney) and Rhaenyra (portrayed by Emma D’Arcy). Now, as we gear up for Season 2, prepare for a showdown of epic proportions. The factions are rallied, the allegiances are forged, and the battle for the Iron Throne is about to ignite.


Season 2 promises to plunge us into the heart of the conflict, where the fate of Westeros hangs in the balance. Who will emerge victorious and claim sovereignty over the realm? The tension is palpable, and the excitement is mounting.


‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2 release date

The highly anticipated return of House of the Dragon is just around the corner. The series will premiere on HBO this Sunday, June 16, at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET in the US. This coveted time slot will be the home for new episodes every week until the dramatic finale in August. For international fans, the show will be available early in the morning on June 17, due to time zone differences.

In the grand tradition of HBO originals like The White Lotus and Succession, Season 2 of House of the Dragon will be available to watch on TV and stream simultaneously. Max subscribers can join in the excitement and watch the epic battle unfold in real time, ensuring no one misses out on the action as the war for Westeros intensifies.

So, get your popcorn ready and clear your schedules—this is one premiere you won’t want to miss!



Is ‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2 Streaming Online?

Episodes will be live-streamed every Sunday on Max and will also be available to watch on the streaming platform right after they finish airing. So, if you miss an episode over the weekend, you can rest assured that it will be available to stream afterward. However, a Max subscription is required to stream House of the Dragon Season 2 online, as it is the only streaming service that offers the title in its catalog.

In the grand tradition of HBO originals like The White Lotus and Succession, you can catch all the drama live or at your convenience. Make sure your Max subscription is active, set your reminders, and get ready for the epic battle for the Iron Throne.



‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2 plot details

Here is the official synopsis of Season 2, provided by Max:

“Westeros is on the brink of a bloody civil war with the Green and Black Councils fighting for King Aegon and Queen Rhaenyra, respectively. As each side believes theirs to be the rightful seat on the Iron Throne, the Green and Black trailers reflect those two perspectives in separate yet complementary halves of the same story. For global audiences, “All Must Choose” their side of House Targaryen as the realm fractures in Season 2.”


‘House of the Dragon’ Season 2 Episode Schedule

Episode # Release Date
Episode 1 June 16, 2024
Episode 2 June 23, 2024
Episode 3 June 30, 2024
Episode 4 July 7, 2024
Episode 5 July 14, 2024
Episode 6 July 21, 2024
Episode 7 July 28, 2024
Episode 8 August 4, 2024