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'The Killing' final season gets Netflix release date

Mireille Eno stars in "The Killing."

Story highlights

  • The series will return August 1
  • There are only six episodes
  • "The Killing" has been canceled twice

The final season — the real final season this time — of "The Killing" has a release date.

Netflix will unleash the last season of the murky, rainy crime drama on Aug. 1. The final fourth-season batch is only six episodes, so this is one binge you can easily polish off in a single night.

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