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PASADENA, Calif. — HBO says its drama Boardwalk Empire will end after a fifth season this fall.
The series stars Steve Buscemi as “Nucky” Thompson, the backroom dealer of Prohibition-era Atlantic City. The show won five Emmy awards in September.
Creator Terry Winter said Thursday that the decision to end things came after a great deal of discussion with HBO and his creative team. He says he looks forward to bringing the series to a powerful and exciting conclusion.