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

Tyrion Lannister

Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage), no longer the hand of the king, ended season two with a severe deficit of power.

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: