'Boardwalk Empire' Renewed for Fifth Season

HBO will continue its 1920s drama series

Steve Buscemi as Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson on 'Boardwalk Empire.'
Macall B. Polay
September 26, 2013 4:25 PM ET

Boardwalk Empire will return for a fifth season. The HBO series launched its fourth season on September 8th, and Michael Lombardo, president of HBO programming, is eager for the show to continue.

"I look forward to another electrifying season of this impeccably crafted series," he said in a statement.

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The series from Terence Winter and Martin Scorsese is one of HBO's most-watched original programs, and stars Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald and Michael Shannon.

Boardwalk Empire's Bobby Cannavale received the Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama this past Sunday, beating out Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul and Homeland's Mandy Patinkin.

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