There's more where that came from! By Jen Chaney. Game of Thrones. The best Game of Thrones episodes… It will consist of seven episodes, including the series' longest one yet . Read our recap of "The Red Woman." Game of Thrones has now, officially, taken the first bold step beyond the books of George RR Martin. Season 6 Episode 1. Game of Thrones Season Premiere Recap: The Gray Lady. The episode was written by series creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, and directed by Jeremy Podeswa.. The Red Woman. In the Game of Thrones Season 6 premiere, Jaime and Cersei reunite and Melisandre plants a surprisingly small role. Game of Thrones Season 7 premieres Sunday, July 16 at 9/8c on HBO. "The Red Woman" is the sixth season premiere episode of HBO's fantasy television series Game of Thrones, and the 51st overall. The new season of Game of Thrones has started, and there are quite a few stories to follow.