HBO Renews Boardwalk Empire For Third Season

Take a shot if you saw this coming: Boardwalk Empire is coming back for a third season, HBO announced Wednesday.

“Following a triumphant first season, I was eager to see what Terry Winter, Martin Scorsese and the rest of their stellar team had in store, and they continue to surpass our highest expectations,” said HBO president Michael Lombardo. “The response from the media and our viewers has been extremely gratifying.”

At last month’s Emmy Awards, Empire — which is three episodes into its second season — picked up eight (mostly technical) trophies, including one for best director Martin Scoresese.

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12 Comments
  1. whatis says:

    Great news. Love me the Jersey shore.

  2. kyle says:

    awesome sauce!

  3. Amanda says:

    mmmm michael pitt

  4. JHarnes says:

    Thank you HBO! Quality programing does attract viewers. My Lord I love this period drama. There are NO simple characters. There are secrets and lies, and a lot of pain and conflict. The show has one of the best casts on television today. Even small roles are so intriguing.

  5. cj says:

    LOVE this show! Have told everyone I know to watch…casting is awesome. It’s like watching a movie every week, not a TV show. My only complaint is that I hate it when each episode is over!!! I WANT MORE!

  6. Matt says:

    Easily the most overrated show on TV.

    It’s incredibly boring.

    • The Truth says:

      You mean to say there isn’t enough violence and dirty language to keep a plebeian like yourself entertained?

      I’m sure there’s a Larry the Cable Guy special on somewhere for you to watch.

  7. Ole says:

    Excellent show with great actors.

  8. jpt says:

    The best show HBO ever had. Each wk. keeps getting better. Excellant cast.

  9. john NY says:

    (Third season?)I just nutted in my pants!

  10. gunslinger says:

    What a series,I love it,best thing HBO has ever done.This series stays true to the history yet has enough fiction to make it go.I’m happy as hell that we have a third season to look forward to!Thanks to HBO and the whole cast,brillant work we love it!

  11. Geun Wu Park says:

    Wow!!! Boardwalk Empire season 3 is coming next year?!!!! It is so cool!!!!!! I am just watching season 2. It has a good story. Also, I liked Boardwalk Empire season 1 because the main character acted well.

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