Unlike Westworld, no storyline has been used to explain its dwindling presence. While we wait for the final season of Thrones to arrive in 2019, the world is waiting to revisit the dystopian world of a robotic theme park gone wrong.
Whether you saw the first season or not, it's been so long that this refresher is coming just in time.
"It's amazing": The 45-year-old Brit, who plays host Maeve on the hit HBO series, said the pay hike "shatters so much calcified pain, resentment, frustration". As with Amazon Prime there is no cable, DirecTV or Dish Network needed to watch new episodes of Westworld Season 2 as they premiere.
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Perhaps taking some lessons from the first season's daunting barriers to entry (for all its lavish beauty and philosophical creepiness, "Westworld" was also just about the least fun way to pass time in front of a screen), the show has been reprogrammed a bit so that the first five episodes of Season 2 are filled with the sort of incidents and general momentum that feel more suited to series television. Episode 2 is called "Reunion".
What time is Westworld on?
When Westworld viewers watch Season 2, they can expect to get used to seeing a lot less of a lot more.
Of course, Dolores Abernathy (Evan Rachel Wood) is back, leading the hosts as they rid Westworld of its human infection. "I'm anxious about Season 3, to tell you the truth". And if you're a little fuzzy on what exactly went down at the park last season, we've got you covered.
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HBO's futuristic cyborg/cowboy drama "Westworld" returns Sunday after a long absence, still dreary as a rain cloud but with noticeably less hitch in its git-along. He's alive, though - we know from the Westworld Season 2 trailer that he survives. They'll be available shortly after each episode airs in the United States on HBO, Sky Atlantic or Now TV in the UK and Fox in Australia.
In tone and execution, "Westworld" either appeals to you or it doesn't, but before you go, I do have one other reason to offer for watching it: Though it is far from ideal, "Westworld", for me, has come to symbolize the value of a slow-cooked, carefully constructed show in this era of much-too-much-too-much TV. Don't forget to tune-in tonight at 8/7c on HBO and be sure to check back for the latest Season 2 news and coverage!
You can catch the breakdowns every Monday at youtube.com/gamespotuniverse. "You can think someone's a villain, and then 30 seconds later, you can find yourself saying, 'Yeah, I kind of get that'".
Episodes air at 9pm on Sky Atlantic and appear on catch-up straight after.
We spoke with Woodward for a brief video interview, which you can see at the top of this article.
While Sky does have the entire first season of Westworld available to watch as part of its boxsets, Sky only keep new episodes on catch-up for one month.
Ben Barnes, who plays Logan in the show, told The Hollywood Reporter: "Logan will at no point burst into song".