Fox Renews Fringe for Season 5!

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Exhale, Fringe fans. And... now celebrate! Fox has picked up this cult favorite for a fifth and final season. It will air 13 episodes in 2012-2013.

Fringe is a remarkably creative series that has set the bar as one of television’s most imaginative dramas. Bringing it back for a final 13 allows us to provide the climactic conclusion that its passionate and loyal fans deserve,” said President of Entertainment Kevin Reilly. “The amazing work the producers, writers and the incredibly talented cast and crew have delivered the last four seasons has literally been out of this world. Although the end is bittersweet, it’s going to be a very exciting final chapter.”

Fringe airs a new episode tomorrow night and its season four finale on May 11. You can read about what's to come via this set of Fringe spoilers.

Said producer J.J. Abrams of the renewal news:

“We are thrilled and beyond grateful that FOX – and our fans – have made the impossible possible: Fringe will continue into a fifth season that will allow the series to conclude in a wild and thrilling way. All of us at Bad Robot are forever indebted to our viewers and the amazingly supportive FOX network for allowing the adventures of Fringe Division to not only continue, but to resolve in a way that perfectly fits the show.”

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