Showtime has confirmed that Episodes will end after the fifth season which will be shown next year.
Co-creators and writers David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik said: "We have had the best time making this show. Showtime has been the opposite of every network we write about. If it were up to them we could go on making Episodes forever. But we’ve told the story we set out to tell and we'd never want to outstay our welcome."
Showtime programming president Gary Levine said: "Episodes' scathing portrait of network executives has kept me on my best behavior these last several years, for which I am grudgingly grateful to Jeffrey and David. I love this show and can’t wait to see what comic heights Matt and company will scale during the fifth and final season of our inspired series."
The series can be seen on BBC TWO in the United Kingdom.