Creator/executive producer Terry Winter said, “After much discussion with my creative team and HBO, we’ve decided to wrap up the series after such a great run and look forward to bringing it to a powerful and exciting conclusion.”
HBO Programming President Michael Lombardo said, “It has been an incredible honour to bring this powerful and groundbreaking series to our subscribers.
“Terry Winter has created one for the ages.”
The fifth season is likely to air in September.
It airs in Australia on Showcase.