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HBO’s hit series Entourage is coming to an end. This weekend at HBO’s Television Critics Association panal, HBO Programming President Michael Lombardo announced that the eighth season of Entourage will be its last, New York Magazine reports. "The plan right now is we'll finish up this season. We'll do a shorter order for next season — we've talked about six [episodes]," said Lombardo. "[Creator Doug Ellin] ... wants to write a film, but wants to do it if it makes sense for the story. ... I will expect that within the next couple years [he'll have another show on HBO]. But next summer will definitely be the final season of Entourage." Back in June of this year, Mark Wahlberg, one of the executive producers of the show, told his thoughts about an Entourage movie. "I am more focused on making that movie than my own films," Wahlberg said. "I just think we can make a great movie. I think people always wanted [it] and have complained that the episodes are too short — they've always wanted more. I think we're going to do it." Entourage began in 2004. Over the past six years the show has earned five Emmy Awards. In 2007, 2008, and 2009 the show was nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series, reports. Jeremy Piven has won three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role as Ari Gold in Entourage. The seventh season of Entourage is currently airing, and can be seen Sunday nights on HBO.