Although the weather may be warming up, now is NOT the time to hop off the sofa. Now is the perfect time to bunker down for some incredible TV-viewing pleasure!
Lovers of quality television are in for a bumper crop this year, with shows like Game of Thrones, Mad Men and Silicon Valley all set to return in April alone.
While shows coming later in the year, such as [True Detective](series:755331) and [American Horror Story](series:206668) , are (arguably) equally as thrilling, let's focus for now on what is already within our grasp and see what we have to look forward to next month.
Game of Thrones Season 5
The biggest premiere for 2015 will undoubtedly be that of Game of Thrones season 5. Fans of the series are struggling to contain their excitement about the series and are chomping at the bit to find out which of their favorite characters will survive this next installment of the series.
Although some may feel more clued in, given the fact that they have read the books by George R. R. Martin, no one can be fully prepared - it has been confirmed by Martin himself that the writers of the TV series have decided to unexpectedly kill off some characters that are still alive at the end of the latest book!
Even thought rumors are swirling about who will be next to go, no one is safe and fans should be prepared for a jam-packed series of intrigue, adventure and dragons (hopefully dragons that are finally being ridden by Daenerys!)!
Mad Men Comes to An End
The final chapter of [Mad Men](series:200778) will begin on April 5th. The second half of season 7 will bring the series to a close, and will be the end of a revolutionary (on and off-screen) experience.
Although life without this award-winning, TV-changing series may seem unbearable, and the trailer below brought a tear to many an eye, the brilliant series creator, Matthew Weiner, will no doubt bring Mad Men to a satisfying conclusion.
As the show edges closer to its finale, many fans will be expecting deaths, break-ups and upheavals. Personally, I would be happy if the series ends with Don simply sitting, staring into the distance, contemplating the meaning of life and the way he has chosen to live his own. For such a thought-provoking show, and with Jon Hamm playing the part of Don Draper with such incredible panache, that is all that would be needed for Mad Men to end on a high.
Silicon Valley Returns for Season 2
While it may not be a mega-hit like Mad Men and [Game of Thrones](movie:817617), Silicon Valley returning in April is equally as exciting for those that enjoyed the critically-acclaimed first season.
Following the tragic passing of Christopher Evan Welch, who had been the investor for the main character's Pied Piper venture in the first season, the writers chose not to kill off his character and have brought in a new investor for season 2. While nothing will replace the brilliance of Evan Welch's portrayal of Peter Gregory, it will be interesting to see what this new character will bring to the show for the next season and how he will help Hendriks and his bros "make the world a better place".
Are you excited about Mad Men, [Silicon Valley](series:844456) and Game of Thrones? Which one are you most looking forward to and why? How are you planning to cope with this influx of amazing TV?