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'True Blood' renewed for seventh season

True Blood is not going anywhere: HBO just announced it ordered a seventh season of the drama.

The series’ sixth season bowed June 26, with Brian Buckner as the showrunner. The seventh year will return next summer.

“True Blood remains a signature show for HBO, and a true phenomenon with our viewers,” said HBO Programming President Michael Lombardo. “Thanks to Brian Buckner and his talented team, the show continues to be a thrill ride like nothing else on TV.”

HBO says the drama is “exceeding ten million viewers per episode.”

Originally posted July 15 2013 — 1:02 PM EDT

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