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Prepare to lose some of that Christmas cheer. Glen Mazzara, who stabilized AMC’s The Walking Dead after the abrupt departure of Frank Darabont and returned it to one of the best shows on TV, is leaving the show after season 3. This comes on the heels of the announcement that AMC has (duh) renewed the show for a fourth season. I’m beginning to wonder if AMC and its creative talent don’t work so well together (see: the weird treatment of Breaking Bad, Weiner and company’s year long hiatus on Mad Men, whatever happened to The Killing, and Darabont with Twd).

Mazzara: “My time as showrunner on The Walking Dead has been an amazing experience, but after I finish season 3, it’s time to move on.  I have told the stories I wanted to tell and connected with our fans on a level that I never imagined. It »

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