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HBO has renewed Game of Thrones for a fourth season, the network announced Tuesday.

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The news comes two days after the Season 3 premiere achieved a series high of 4.4 million viewers, up 13 percent from last season's debut. Including the two encore broadcasts Sunday night, viewership hit a total of 6.7 million viewers.Check out the cast weighing in on the best and worst Game of Thrones

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