In a press release today, HBO has confirmed it has renewed its hit series "Boardwalk Empire" for a fourth season.
HBO Programming president Michael Lombardo says "Terry Winter, Martin Scorsese and the rest of their outstanding team continue to produce a stunning show thatnever fails to surprise and entertain. We are excited to bring this unique series back for a fourth season."
The third season premiere three weeks ago pulled in 2.9 million viewers for its first airing and has since netted 7.2 million gross viewers. At present the series looks on track to match last season's 8 million per episode average.