Hell on Wheels: Renewed for Final, Two-Part Season

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Hell on Wheels will be sticking around for two more years.

AMC announced today the historical series will be back for a fifth and final season, thereby renewing and cancelling it in one swoop.

Act of Terror - Hell on Wheels

The final season will consist of two seven-episode runs, the first beginning in the summer of 2015 and the remainder airing the following year.

AMC president Charlie Collier said in a statement, “With Season 5 of Hell on Wheels, we are proud to bring our trans-continental journey to conclusion for the large, loyal audience that has traveled with Cullen Bohannon and his crew for so many years.”

The final four episodes of Hell on Wheels Season 4 starts this Saturday, so be back here for a full report on the action.

You can watch Hell on Wheels online via TV Fanatic if you need to catch up.

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Hell on Wheels Quotes

Daniel: You released your slaves and still fought in the war. Why?
Cullen: Honor.

Sean: Do you not believe in a higher power?
Cullen: Yes, sir. I wear it on my hip.