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"Boardwalk Empire" gets a fourth season

"Boardwalk Empire" will be back. HBO announced Tuesday that it will renew the series for a fourth season.

"Terry Winter, Martin Scorsese and the rest of their outstanding team continue to produce a stunning show that never fails to surprise and entertain," said HBO programming president Michael Lombardo, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "We are excited to bring this unique series back for a fourth season."

With a solid start in the ratings department, HBO has decided to bring back Terence Winter's Prohibition-era drama for 2013. The Emmy award-winning series has raked in 7.2 million gross viewers since its season debut last month.