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Hell on Wheels: AMC Series Renewed for Season Four

hell on wheels season fourAMC has renewed Hell on Wheels for a fourth season of 13 episodes — the historical drama’s biggest order to date. The new episodes will begin airing next summer.

The cable channel was very encouraged by the ratings for season three when the series was moved from Sunday to Saturday nights, an evening known for lower viewership. Hell on Wheels also made it through a series of creative changes has prospered under the direction of showrunner John Wirth. He’ll continue in that role.

“John Wirth and his team on both sides of the camera delivered a remarkable third season and Hell on Wheels fans responded,” said Charlie Collier, AMC president. “AMC has served passionate Western fans for three decades, so it is particularly gratifying to see these viewers capping off their Saturdays with an original Western on what has historically been a tough night of the week for television.”

A decision on the fate of Low Winter Sun hasn’t been announced yet but, thanks to some very low ratings, the show isn’t expected to survive.

What do you think? Are you glad to hear that Hell on Wheels has been renewed for a fourth season?

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Murilo A. Albuquerque January 13, 2014 at 12:20 pm

Hell On Wheels exige uma quarta temporada. É impossível aceitar que acabe no fim da terceira com todas as piores pessoas ficando vitoriosas.

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David January 12, 2014 at 11:23 am

Very excited that it was renewed. Great show!

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S Taylor January 11, 2014 at 10:30 pm

So glad there is something to watch besides reality shows…there are tons of people who like this type of show and I for one would love to see some of those reality cancelled.

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Kelly Edwards January 11, 2014 at 1:39 pm

Love the show looking forward to next season shows.

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Gary and Linda January 10, 2014 at 6:03 pm

We ‘ve loved the show from the start although the second season was cancelled in this area. We did pick it back up last season and are very happy it’s back again this year. We think it’s one of the best shows out there and look forward to watching it again!

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Bonnie January 8, 2014 at 3:08 pm

Really glad to hear it will be returning. Love the western type shows.

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Ilene January 8, 2014 at 10:56 am

Soooo! Glad! We love this show. Can’t wait for season four. We need more really good shows like this.

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Andy Andrus January 7, 2014 at 9:23 am

A super well done Western adventure with historical undertones. Truly my kind of show. Keep up the good work.

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Jay Russell January 5, 2014 at 2:42 pm

Great show and hope it runs a long time!!!!!!!!!1

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J Anthony Gray January 4, 2014 at 9:26 pm

Bravo! I can’t wait to buy season 4. Terrific stuff!

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BRIAN TRACY January 4, 2014 at 8:15 pm

thank you for going on with a fourth season. HELL ON WHEELS is a well done show

with great actors. keep it going, thanks !!!

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Anonymous January 3, 2014 at 3:34 pm

yes. great show.

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Bill H January 1, 2014 at 10:57 pm

I have only viewed season 1 and 2 on Netflix but I very much enjoyed the series! I am very glad that the show is to continue and look forward to seeing season 3 on Netflix.

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jacqueline witz January 1, 2014 at 4:17 pm

this is a great historical show. please keep it on.

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ken Crabb January 1, 2014 at 1:43 pm

Awesome show happy you didnt cancel.

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