Hit Tv drama The Newsroom is to end after its upcoming third season.

Aaron Sorkin's Emmy Award-winning series will begin production on its final season this spring (14), according to network bosses at HBO.

Announcing the news on Monday (13Jan14), Hbo president of programming Michael Lombardo said, "The Newsroom is classic Aaron Sorkin - smart, riveting and thought-provoking. I'm sure this farewell season will be one to remember."

The show's stars Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher, Jr., Alison Pill, Thomas Sadoski, Dev Patel and Olivia Munn will all be returning for the finals season.