‘Boardwalk Empire’ Picked Up For Fourth Season

    It may only be three episodes into its third season, but already HBO has renewed Boardwalk Empire for a fourth. Season three premiered to approximately 2.9 million viewers and has continued going strong since.

    Created by Terence Winter, the Prohibition-era drama boasts a cast and crew including Steve Buscemi, Martin Scorsese and Mark Wahlberg and earned an impressive 12 nominations at this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Boardwalk Empire (not to be confused with Birdwalk Empire) season three is set to air through November 18 and season four will start filming in New York sometime soon. [HR]