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Netflix Announces Premiere Date for ‘The Killing’ Final Season

Netflix said it will launch the last six episodes of spooky murder-mystery series “The Killing” in all territories Aug. 1.

The Killing” was canceled by AMC in 2012 after two seasons, but was revived when Netflix teamed with the cabler in a shared-window pact. AMC canceled the show last year after the third season, but Netflix again stepped in to buy a limited-run fourth season from Fox Television Studios.

The first three seasons of “The Killing” are already available for streaming on Netflix.

SEE ALSO: ‘The Killing’ Lives: Netflix Orders Six Final Episodes

For the fourth and final run, Veena Sud is back as showrunner. Drama stars Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman as Seattle detectives enmeshed in murder cases. The U.S. adaptation is based on the Danish skein “Forbrydelsen.”

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