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The Flash - Season 6 - Todd Helbing Departs as Showrunner; Eric Wallace Tapped as New Showrunner

Per The Hollywood Reporter, Todd Helbing will step down as showrunner at the end of The Flash Season 5 to focus on development for Warner Bros. TV. Eric Wallace (Teen Wolf, Z Nation, Eureka), who has served as a co-executive producer since season four, will step us as the showrunner starting with Season 6.

"From his first day on The Flash, Todd Helbing has been a leader on the show, beloved by the cast and crew for his exceptional talent, vision and wonderful attitude. We are all sad to see him go, but we will all be better for the many shows he will no doubt create and run in the future," The Flash exec producer Greg Berlanti said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. "Eric Wallace has proven his own exceptional talent and voice since season four, and we couldn't be more thrilled to watch how he shapes the future of Team Flash and the many thrilling adventures that lay ahead for our characters and dedicated fans."

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