The final season of period crime drama Boardwalk will start on HBO as part of the premium cabler’s fall schedule.
Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming said: “It has been an incredible honor to bring this powerful and groundbreaking series to our subscribers, Terry Winter has created one for the ages.”
Winter added: “After much discussion with my creative team and HBO, we’ve decided to wrap up the series after such a great run and look forward to bringing it to a powerful and exciting conclusion.”
HBO has also greenlit a new, fourth, season on Lena Dunham’s Girls. Season three of the hit hipster comedy debuts on HBO this Sunday.
Meanwhile production is about to start on a new Damon Lindelof (Lost) and Tom Perrotta series, The Leftovers. The pair have written the script for the drama based on Perrotta’s novel about what happens when 2% of the world’s population mysteriously disappear. Lindelof will be the showrunner with production starting early this year for a summer debut on HBO.