HBO Renews "Boardwalk Empire" For Season 5

By Garth Franklin Thursday September 26th 2013 01:16PM

HBO has officially renewed its period drama "Boardwalk Empire" for a fifth season to debut in late 2014.

The series is currently in the midst of its fourth season which premiered earlier this month. That season premiere opened to 2.4 million total viewers, down from the 2.9 million who tuned into the third season opener last year.

The show also scored five Emmy awards at this past Sunday's Emmys.

Source: HBO