« At 'Star Wars' Celebration, fans get first look at 'The Mandalorian' | Main | 'SNL' visits Aunt Becky, Michael Avenatti and Julian Assange in prison »

For some 'Game of Thrones' fans, winter came early on Sunday, thanks to a DirecTV glitch

HBO/Helen Sloan(LOS ANGELES) -- Winter came a little early for some lucky Game of Thrones fans. While most people had to wait for 9 p.m. ET Sunday to watch the much-anticipated eighth and final season premiere, some lucky DirecTV Now subscribers got to see it a several hours earlier when the episode accidentally went live.

Reports first surfaced that the episode was on  around 5 p.m., with some users reporting that they received a push notification that the episode was ready to be viewed.

It was eventually taken down and rebroadcast at its regular time.

Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

ABC News Radio