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'The Walking Dead' renewed for ninth season, Scott Gimple out as showrunner

'The Walking Dead' renewed for ninth season, Scott Gimple out as showrunner

"The Walking Dead" is shaking things up behind the scenes.

Series showrunner Scott Gimple is being elevated to the newly created role of chief content officer, overseeing the entire "Walking Dead" television universe, including "The Walking Dead," "Fear the Walking Dead," and potential brand extensions on a variety of platforms. Angela Kang, who has been a writer on the show since 2011 and co-executive producer since 2013, is being promoted by Gimple to executive producer and showrunner of...

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