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AMC has announced that its hit zombie series The Walking Dead has been renewed for a fourth season - which won't come as much of a surprise to anyone, considering its recent midseason finale drew a whopping 15.2m viewers - but the big shock is that the show will also need to find its third showrunner, with Glen Mazzara joining his predecessor Frank Darabont in vacating the position due to 'creative differences'.

"AMC announces the season four pick-up of The Walking Dead. AMC also jointly announces with Glen Mazzara that for future seasons, the two parties have mutually decided to part ways," said an official statement released yesterday. "Glen guided the series creatively for seasons 2 and 3. AMC is grateful for his hard work. We are both proud of our shared success. Both parties acknowledge that there is a difference of opinion about where the show should go moving forward, and »

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