What’s On Tonight: Winter is finally here

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Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Sunday, July 16. All times are Eastern.

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Game Of Thrones (HBO, 9 p.m.): The day George R.R. Martin fans have been waiting for has finally arrived: the kickoff of Thrones’ seventh and final outing. Here’s HBO’s summary:

Daenerys Targaryen has finally set sail for Westeros with her armies, dragons and new Hand of the Queen, Tyrion Lannister. Jon Snow has been named King in the North after defeating Ramsay Bolton in the Battle of the Bastards and returning Winterfell to House Stark. In King’s Landing, Cersei Lannister has seized the Iron Throne by incinerating the High Sparrow, his followers and her rivals in the Sept of Baelor. But as old alliances fracture and new ones emerge, an army of dead men marches on the Wall, threatening to end the game of thrones ...