BOARDWALK EMPIRE to Shut Down After Season Five

“It has been an incredible honor to bring this powerful and groundbreaking series to our subscribers,” said Lombardo. “Terry Winter has created one for the Ag24E.Page3_Buscemi1(bw)es. We’re thrilled to get the go-ahead for a fifth season of BOARDWALK EMPIRE,” said Terry Winter. “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.” From Terence Winter, Emmy®-winning

You have to give HBO and Winter credit for walking away while the show is flying high with public, and critical, acclaim.

On the upside, Steve Buscemi now returns to film riding high and should get better roles. One would think that his performance on FARGO was good enough to get past the fact that he got close and personal with a wood chipper.