Showtime has announced that it has renewed its Golden Globe-winning drama The Affair for a fifth and final season, which will air in 2019.
“We love the intimacy, the nuance and the emotional honesty of The Affair’s subjective examination of both infidelity and fidelity,” said Gary Levine, President of Programming at Showtime. Sarah Treem has always envisioned this as a five-season series, and we will be fascinated to see where she takes her talented cast and all of us next year in its climactic season.”
The Affair explores the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together. Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Joshua Jackson and Maura Tierney lead the last, while Sarah Treem (House of Cards) serves as showrunner and executive producer alongside co-creator Hagai Levi (In Treatment).
Season four of The Affair is currently airing on Showtime, with its season finale set for August 19th.