As Booth loves to say, "We're back, baby!" Putting a frenzied fandom of an estimated 6 million viewers out of their collective misery, FOX announced today the renewal of Bones
, their longest running primetime hour-long drama. FOX announced completed negotiations with David Boreanaz (Booth) and Emily Deschanel's (Brennan) expired contracts via Deadline
Changes going into season 11 include some new names at the ultimate helm. Showrunner Stephen Nathan, who took over for Creator Hart Hansen at the beginning of season 9, will be passing the baton to work on other FOX projects, planning to return toward the end of season 11.
Showrunner status and credits will pass to current Executive Producer Jonathan Collier who has written 10 Bones episodes and executive produced 71 since 2011; and to current Co-executive Producer Michael Peterson, who has written 55 episodes and produced 72 since 2009.
Bones creator Hart Hanson remains an executive producer on the show along side Barry Josephson, Nathan and Randy Zisk for 20th Century Fox Television, Far Field Productions and Josephson Entertainment. Fans can rest assured they are in good hands.
Bones will wrap season 10 Monday, June 11 at 8pm.
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