Los Angeles: US President Barack Obama will get to watch season 6 of HBO’s popular fantasy drama TV series “Game of Thrones” before any die-hard fans are able to.

Show runners David Beinoff and DB Weiss have confirmed that Obama wanted advanced copies of upcoming season of the TV series, reports aceshowbiz.com.

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“For both of us finding out that the President wanted advanced copies of the episodes, that was an ‘ah-ha moment’,” Weiss said at the premiere event of the series, adding that “was a very strange moment”.

Asked if they granted his wish, Weiss replied: “Yes. He’s the leader of the free world.” Beinoff chimed in, saying, “When the commander-in-chief says, ‘I want to see advance episodes,’ what are you gonna do?”

Game of Thrones’ is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire written by George RR Martin’s series of fantasy novels.

Season 6 of the series will premiere on April 26 in India on Star World Premiere HD.