'Walking Dead' showrunner Glen Mazzara exits for Season 4

After "The Walking Dead" surged to new highs in the ratings and renewed appreciation among critics and fans in Season 3, AMC has made the rather shocking and inexplicable announcement that showrunner Glen Mazzara will not be returning for Season 4.Mazzara took over for original showrunner Frank Darabont during Season 2 and many credit Mazzara with the show's increased action, accelerated pace and unpredictable storytelling. The decision is said to be mutual, and Mazzara will continue his duties through the second half of Season 3, which launches in February 2013.The following are the official statements from AMC, Mazzara and his fellow executive producers Gale Anne Hurd and Robert Kirkman.Joint Statement from AMC and Glen Mazzara: Today, AMC announces the season 4 pick-up of 'The Walking Dead.' AMC also jointly announces with Glen Mazzara today that for future seasons, the two parties have mutually decided to part ways. Glen guided the series creatively for seasons 2...



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