Power to End After Season 6 at Starz

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Well, this is a surprise. 

Power is coming to a close after its upcoming sixth season, Starz has confirmed. 

The series will end with its biggest season yet, coming in at fifteen episodes. 

A premiere date has also been announced: Power Season 6 will hit the air Sunday, August 25. 

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It's certainly a surprise, especially when you consider the series is a huge hit for Starz. 

However, all good things come to an end, and Starz the creative forces behind the show are looking at ways to expand the franchise. 

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"Season 6 brings us to the end of what we know is just the first chapter of the Power story. However, as one chapter comes to an end, another will begin,” said Carmi Zlotnik, Starz president of programming.

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“Courtney Kemp and 50 Cent have created a world rich with complex and dynamic characters, and there are a number of stories we plan to tell as we continue to explore and expand the Power universe.”

Kemp added that future endeavors will “follow some of your beloved Power characters beyond the scope of the initial series… but we will play with your expectations of which characters, where and the master timeline of it all, creating a Power universe as unpredictable as the original.”

Alongside the news, Starz has dropped the official poster, which you can view below. 

Power Season 6 Poster

Power Season 6 is dubbed "The Final Betrayal," so there's sure to be some wild twists in store for longtime fans of the series. 

Related: Power Renewed for Season 6 at Starz

It's likely that future shows set in the Power universe will take flight at Starz. 

Power Season 5 averaged 1.4 million total viewers during its linear Sunday broadcast. The series performed well in delayed viewing. 

What are your thoughts on this final season news?

Hit the comments below. 

Remember you can watch Power online right here via TV Fanatic. 

Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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Power Quotes

Tommy: The only reason you calling me now is because you ain't got nobody. That's why you lost today.
Ghost: Tommy, I say we put our differences aside and take Jason down together.
Tommy: Go fuck yourself. And the next time I see you, Imma cancel Christmas on your ass.

Tariq: Put your hands on ma one more time, and I swear to god I'll murder you myself. I promise you that.
Ghost: You can't talk to your father that way.
Tariq: Don't get it twisted. You might have given me life, but you were never my fucking father.