HBO has pulled the plug on "Westworld" over the course of four seasons the network announced on Friday. 

By Sakshi

 Nov 5,2022

The news comes less than three months since the show was aired for its Season 4 finale on Aug 14.

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Variety reports that a variety of factors influenced the decision to stop the sci-drama, 

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which included the price tag of the production as well as a declining number of viewers and an ongoing review of all programming within HBO's new parent company, Warner Bros. Discovery.

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The David Zaslav-owned company has been cutting back on spending in plans 

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to establish $3.5 billion of cost-saving synergies which the business promises to identify within 3 years after the April merger. 

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But, even after a tough third-quarter results report Zaslav continues to emphasize 

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the importance of healthy spending on content and HBO has several well-known large-budget shows

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which shows that the premium cabler hasn't cut the overall budget, like "House of the Dragon," Euphoria" as well as the forthcoming "The The Last of Us" adaptation.

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