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Timothy Olyphant's Justified renewed for fourth season

Justified: Season 2

Story by Jack Foley

CRITICALLY-acclaimed Timothy Olyphant drama Justified has been renewed for a fourth season.

FX has confirmed that it has ordered a further 13 episodes of the series.

Now in its third season in the US, the show continues to average 4.3 million viewers, which represents an 8% rise year-over-year.

Announcing the renewal to The Hollywood Reporter, Nick Grad – FX exec vp of original programming, said: “Justified is one of television’s best series, and this season has reinforced that excellence.

“Graham Yost and his writing team continue to deliver compelling material and richly drawn characters brought to life by the brilliance of Timothy Olyphant and our terrific ensemble cast.

“Their work is validated by universal acclaim, awards and ratings that have grown every year. We look forward to many more seasons to come.”

Yost developed the series, which is originally based on a book by Elmore Leonard.

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