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  • 10 January 2014, 20:42

Boardwalk Empire: HBO Confirms Show To Finish

The next season of award-winning TV drama Boardwalk Empire will be its last.

On the show's official Twitter feed, US TV network HBO confirmed: "The final call for drinks on the Boardwalk comes this fall".

The prohibition-era series stars Steve Buscemi as Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, a politician-gangster in charge of Atlantic City in the 1920s and 30s.

It has won a string of awards, including two Golden Globes and more than a dozen Emmys, since its creation in 2010 by award-winning writer-producer Terence Winter, who co-scripted ground-breaking show The Sopranos.

Hollywood veteran Martin Scorsese directed the pilot episode of the show, which airs on Sky Atlantic in the UK.

Mr Winter said: "After much discussion with my creative team and HBO, we've decided to wrap up the series after such a great run."

"They look forward to bringing it to a powerful and exciting conclusion," he added, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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