Battle of the Bastards
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While partially based on material from the fourth and fifth books of the series A Song of Ice and Fire, A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons respectively, Season 6 of the television series Game of Thrones is also based on material originating from the unreleased sixth novel The Winds of Winter. Therefore, this episode might contain spoilers for the sixth book.
Template:Infobox HBO season 6 "Battle of the Bastards" is the ninth episode of the sixth season of HBO's fantasy television series Game of Thrones, and the 59th overall. The episode was written by David Benioff & D. B. Weiss and directed by Miguel Sapochnik. It aired on June 12, 2016, and had 7.66 million viewers.