‘Sons of Anarchy’ Re-Upped for 2 More Seasons; Kurt Sutter Gets Overall Deal

“Sons of Anarchy” will return for fifth and sixth season on FX, with at least one more expected after that

Good news, Samcro fanatics; "Sons of Anarchy" has been renewed for two seasons, guaranteeing a fifth and sixth season for FX's hit motorcycle-gang drama.

Sons of Anarchy was renewed for two more seasons on FX

The renewal comes as part of a new overall deal for "Sons" creator Kurt Sutter. Under the three-year pact with 20th Century Fox TV and FX Productions, Sutter will remain in control of the show, and will develop programs for both cable and networks.

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Though the renewal extends "Sons of Anarchy" to six seasons, the show is expected to run at least seven seasons.

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Famously outspoken showrunner Sutter came up through the ranks at FX as a staff writer for "The Shield."

FX's confidence in "Sons of Anarchy" and Sutter is well-founded; its fourth season was its highest-rated season to date, with an 18 percent boost in the adults 18-49 demographic and and a 21 percent leap in total viewers over the previous season. Season 4's two-part finale, which aired in December, also grew 22 percent over the previous season's finale.

Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.