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HBO Slots 'Game of Thrones' Recap Special for March (Video)

With originals of the sprawling drama airing just 10 weeks out of the year, the network is offering a catch-up ahead of the March 31 return.

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With just a month to go before Game of Thrones' third season, signs of the series' return are everywhere.

VIDEO: Game of Thrones' Season 3 Full Trailer

The new trailer, debuting late Friday night, has already amassed north of 13 million views on YouTube alone. And urban-dwellers have no doubt seen the marketing campaign covering billboards and bus stops with ominous dragon shadows.

Now HBO is targeting both confused die-hards and potential new viewers with a recap special. Game Of Thrones: A Gathering Storm debuts on the cable network Friday, March 8, at 9:45 p.m. ET. It will feature interviews with cast and crew as well as clips from the previous seasons.

PHOTOS: 'Game of Thrones' Season 3 Preview

The network released a quick snippet on Tuesday: