*Co-creator David Simon will get his wish to finish his New Orleans-based series “Treme” in four seasons… well, 3.5 seasons.
During a screening for the show’s production staff last night in New Orleans on the eve of the show’s third season premiere on Sunday, Simon announced that the post-Hurricane Katrina drama will conclude its run with an abbreviated fourth season.
“We are going to be back for a season 3.5,” Simon said, according to Nola.com. “HBO, upon viewing the 10 (episodes from Season 3) that we gave them and what we’ve done, they want to see the end of the story. They fought very hard to give us half a loaf. We’re going to take it and run.”
Simon’s announcement comes amidst speculation that HBO brass had been mulling an end for “Treme,” which has never been a commercial success, reports Deadline.com. The series created by Simon and Eric Overmyer premiered to 1.1 million viewers, dropping to 605,000 viewers in its second season opener.
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