Netflix picks up western crime drama Longmire for season five
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After picking up Western crime drama Longmire from A&E last year, Netflix has renewed the series for a fifth season. Season four, which depicted Wyoming county sheriff Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) pursuing his wife’s murderer after determining the perpetrator, debuted on the streamer in September. On Friday, Netflix announced the news of the 10 episode renewal on its Facebook page. “We’ve never been one to back down from a fight,” the company said a statement. “Longmire will return to Netflix for season five.” While Netflix doesn’t release viewership numbers, there’s definitely still demand for the series: as of press time, the statement garnered nearly 75,000 likes, over 16,000 shares, and many, many positive comments on the Facebook post announcement. Related : Beasts of No Nation is Netflix’s hottest film, says content chief The series, which is based on thriller novels by the Wyoming-based Craig Johnson, was axed by A&E in 2014, even though it was the network’s second mos...
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