Ray Richmond is contributing to Deadline’s coverage of TCA.

The long-running HBO comedy series Entourage will end its run on the network next summer with 6 episodes. Then showrunner Doug Ellin will consider turning it into a possible film featuring the existing cast. The announcement was made this afternoon at HBO’s TCA executive session by Michael Lombardo, the network’s president of programming. “Doug clearly wants to write a film but wants to do it if it makes sense for the story,” Lombardo said. “We have a long-term relationship with Doug Ellin, and I’m sure you’ll soon see another series from him here. But next summer will definitely be the final season of Entourage.”