By Dan Snierson
Updated April 04, 2016 at 05:50 PM EDT
Credit: Helen Sloan/HBO

HBO and Bill Simmons are getting into the Game.

The network announced on Monday that After the Thrones, a weekly show that will recap, theorize about, and explore all matters Game of Thrones, will debut on April 25, the day after the season 6 premiere of HBO’s hit fantasy drama. Hosted by Andy Greenwald and Chris Ryan from Simmons’ new site, the Ringer, the show will be made available every Monday on HBO Now, HBO Go, and HBO on Demand. After the Thrones will also air on HBO’s main channel, with those dates to be determined.

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This is the first show from HBO’s pact with Simmons, who left ESPN last spring and signed a multi-year deal with the pay cable network last summer. Greenwald and Ryan were the hosts of Grantland’s Watch the Thrones podcast and host the Channel 33 podcast The Watch.

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Game of Thrones

HBO's epic fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin's novel series 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'

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