Boardwalk Empire Fifth and Final Season Gets Premiere Date

Boardwalk Empire Fifth and Final Season Gets Premiere Date

HBO has announced the premiere date of Boardwalk Empire season 5 on Thursday.

The cabler has given the period drama a shortened final season of eight episodes -- which is slated to premiere on Sunday, Sept. 7. 

Per HBO, here's a brief description for season 5:

In the final season, which takes place in the depths of the Depression in 1931, Nucky recalls his Atlantic City roots and plots a post-Prohibition future.

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