Based on Atlantic City in the 1920s and 1930s, Boardwalk Empire follows political heavyweight "Nucky" Thompson as he battles mobsters, politicians, government agents, and the common folk who look to take him on. Now, with the federal government cracking down on bootlegging and other illegal activities, and everyone looking to take over control of the city, Nucky's lavish lifestyle is danger of collapsing.
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As the television medium grows more and more captivating, we look at the series that helped set the standard for what's possible today.
After losing his empire, Nucky looks to start the next chapter in 'Eldorado', the series finale of 'Boardwalk Empire'.
Nucky and Margaret go over their options, while Sally Wheet runs into trouble in Cuba in 'Boardwalk Empire' season 5, episode 4: 'Cuanto.'
This week: A full-length 'Boardwalk Empire' season 5 trailer is released; HBO decides not to recast the late J.J. Murphy's role on 'Game of Thrones'; and more.
HBO unveils a teaser for season 5 of 'Boardwalk Empire'; DC villain Plastique will appear in 'The Flash' season 1; and more.
Narcisse pushes Chalky to the brink of war, while the Capones push Mueller to let out his inner Van Alden, in 'Boardwalk Empire' episode 9: 'Marriage and Hunting.'
Chalky White confronts Narcisse on his own turf, while Agent Knox turns up the heat on Nucky's operation in 'Boardwalk Empire' episode 8: 'The Old Ship of Zion.'
Characters on both sides of the law seem to be using someone else to get what they want, in 'Boardwalk Empire' episode 7: 'William Wilson.'
Slightly thrown-off by a personal loss, Nucky sets off to Tampa while everyone else is in search of the place they need to be, in 'Boardwalk Empire' episode 6: 'The North Star.'