Good news and bad news. First off - HBO has renewed Treme. Rejoice! But secondly, it'll be the last season. Not so much rejoicing. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show's co-creators David Simon and Eric Overmyer confirmed that the series will be returning for shortened last season, and revealed to a crowd in New Orleans that it was a hard fight to even get the show back post season three.
"We are going to be back for a season 3.5," Simon said. "HBO, upon viewing the 10 [season-three episodes] 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." The prospect of the series ending after the fourth season has been previously discussed by both Simon, but nothing had been confirmed until now.
Treme will return for its third season tonight at 9 PM.
[via The Hollywood Reporter]