'Brothers & Sisters' renewed for a fifth season

Brothers-and-Sisters-ABC-320-thumb-320x180-6536.jpgMedia outlets have been reporting the rumors for a few days, but Zap2it knew it was still only rumor.

Now, we feel certain enough to report that " Brothers & Sisters" has indeed been renewed for a fifth season.

While ABC won't officially confirm, Zap2it's sources tell us the show has been picked up and the official announcement will be made soon.

Another on-set source tells us that the actors have been excited about the rumors, but not even they have been told officially that the show has been renewed.

It will be fascinating to see how the writers deal with Rob Lowe's departure and, of course, there's still chatter that another character will be killed off before this season ends.

"It will be fireworks," our on-set source tells us about the episode in which Robert McCallister says goodbye. He says that fans will not be disappointed.

Are you excited to hear that the soapy drama of The Walkers will be back for another season?

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