TV News: Walking, Leverage, Mother

By Garth Franklin Saturday December 22nd 2012 08:36PM

The Walking Dead
No surprise here, AMC has renewed its flagship drama 'The Walking Dead' for a fourth season. Glen Mazzara is also stepping down as show runner once production on the final episodes of the third season have wrapped.

The departure of Mazzara was due to a difference of opinion about the direction of the show moving forward. As a result a lot of fans and fellow producers have taken to social media to express their anger. [Source: Deadline]

Just days before the fifth season finale goes to air, TNT has decided not to move forward with another season of "Leverage."

Earlier this month show runner Dean Devlin penned a letter suggesting the upcoming Christmas finale was the episode with which he intended to end the series. [Source: The Live Feed]

How I Met Your Mother
In a last minute turn around, CBS' sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" is being renewed for a ninth season.

The news comes after cast negotiations went to the wire, especially with actor Jason Segel who was set on bailing. [Source: Deadline]