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‘Spartacus’ will end after next season

Starz network says it is ending its highly successful “Spartacus” sagnext season.

Starz network says it is ending its highly successful “Spartacus” saga next season.

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Updated: July 7, 2012 8:32AM



NEW YORK — Starz network says it is ending its highly successful “Spartacus” saga next season.

In an unusual move announced Monday, Starz will conclude this action-adventure series while it’s still a big hit, and after logging only three seasons (or four, counting a “prequel” season). This season the series drew 6 million viewers, an enormous number for a paid subscription channel.

Creator-executive producer Steven S. DeKnight promises a “stunningly epic” final season that will kick off in January.

AP



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