‘Boardwalk Empire’ Fifth and Final Season Announced by HBO

Nucky is checking out.

HBO announced today (Thursday, January 9th) that Boardwalk Empire will return for a fifth and final season this fall. The Emmy Award Winning drama followed the complicated prohibition era politics and the struggles of gangster Nucky (Steve Buscemi) to keep his city in check.

“We’re thrilled to get the go-ahead for a fifth season of BOARDWALK EMPIRE,” said creator Terry Winter in a statement. “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.”

Are you ready to let Boardwalk Empire go? Or do you think a fifth season will wrap things up nicely?