Oscar-winning scribe Alan Ball has signed a seven-figure pact with HBO to continue as executive producer of Six Feet Under for two more seasons. "I feel like I'm the luckiest guy in town to be able to do this show the way I want to do this show," Ball told Variety. "I love working at HBO, and I hope to keep doing so for a long time. I feel like it's the best place to work in television."
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