27 February 2013 11:18 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

AMC is finally confirming what TVLine reported in early January: Scott M. Gimple will succeed Glen Mazzara as The Walking Dead‘s new showrunner.

Gimple will take over at the start of the show’s fourth season, which begins production on May 6.

Additionally, co-executive producer/ special effects makeup supervisor and director Greg Nicotero and Producer Tom Luse have been promoted to executive producers.

“Scott has been an essential part of this show since he came aboard at the very beginning of Season 2,” said series creator Robert Kirkman in a statement. “He’s contributed to guiding this show in a substantial »


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