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AUG
25
1 week

Glen Mazzara's 'Omen' Follow-Up 'Damien' Ordered Straight to Series at Lifetime

Glen Mazzara's 'Omen' Follow-Up 'Damien' Ordered Straight to Series at Lifetime

Former The Walking Dead showrunner Glen Mazzara is back on TV.

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AUG
22
2 WKS

'Walking Dead' Goes Inside Hershel's Death in DVD Bonus Clip (Exclusive)

'Walking Dead' Goes Inside Hershel's Death in DVD Bonus Clip (Exclusive)

On AMC's The Walking Dead, Hershel's (Scott Wilson) passing represented the death of civilization.

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AUG
19
2 WKS

Syfy's 'Z Nation' vs. 'The Walking Dead': The Same or Different?

Syfy's 'Z Nation' vs. 'The Walking Dead': The Same or Different?

Syfy hopes to take a page from AMC's The Walking Dead and find ratings gold with its new zombie drama Z Nation.

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AUG
15
2 WKS

Could 'Walking Dead's' Daryl be Gay?

Could 'Walking Dead's' Daryl be Gay?

Could The Walking Dead's lovelorn Daryl Dixon be gay?

In four seasons of AMC's zombie drama, the lovable loner-turned-leader's sexuality has yet to be been addressed — and comic creator/executive producer Robert Kirkman says that very subject has come up before.

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AUG
11
3 WKS

'Walking Dead's' Andrew Lincoln Fought for Season 4 Alternate Ending

'Walking Dead's' Andrew Lincoln Fought for Season 4 Alternate Ending

Star Andrew Lincoln pushed to have The Walking Dead's season-four finale end with an F-bomb.

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JUL
29
1 month

'Walking Dead': Does Comics Villain Negan Appear in the Season 5 Trailer?

'Walking Dead': Does Comics Villain Negan Appear in the Season 5 Trailer?

[Warning: Spoilers ahead from The Walking Dead comic book series.]

Is AMC's The Walking Dead planning to bring in current comics villain Negan?

In a blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment from the newly released season-five trailer, Glenn (Steven Yeun) seems to be in imminent danger from an unknown character seemingly armed with a baseball bat about to take a swing at his head (see photo above).

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JUL
26
1 month

Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Showrunner Challenges Superfan to Trivia Contest (Video)

Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Showrunner Challenges Superfan to Trivia Contest (Video)

Few people know AMC's The Walking Dead as well as showrunner Scott M. Gimple, but if there's any place to find someone who might, it's San Diego Comic-Con.

For the first episode of the Superfan vs. Showrunner series, The Hollywood Reporter headed to San Diego to track down one of zombie drama's biggest fans.

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JUL
25
1 month

Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Debuts Season 5 Trailer, Sets October Return

Comic-Con: 'Walking Dead' Debuts Season 5 Trailer, Sets October Return

Continuing its annual Comic-Con tradition, AMC's The Walking Dead used its massive Hall H presence to debut the first footage of its upcoming season and announce a return date during its panel Friday.

Season five of the zombie drama based on Robert Kirkman's best-selling comics will return on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 9 p.m., followed by its Chris Hardwick-hosted companion, Talking Dead.

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JUL
25
1 month

Comic-Con: See 'Walking Dead's' Norman Reedus and Gale Anne Hurd as the Men in Black (Video)

Comic-Con: See 'Walking Dead's' Norman Reedus and Gale Anne Hurd as the Men in Black (Video)

This story first appeared in the Aug. 1 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Producer Hurd, 58, has been a genre mainstay for decades thanks to Terminator, Aliens and, now, AMC's The Walking Dead. Reedus, 45, is a crucial member of Dead's non-zombie ensemble.

Do you get to hit the convention floor? Have you ever gone in disguise?

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JUN
11
3 MOS

Robert Kirkman Talks 'Outcast,' Says 'Walking Dead' Will Return With 'Intense' Season 5

Robert Kirkman Talks 'Outcast,' Says 'Walking Dead' Will Return With 'Intense' Season 5

Robert Kirkman is returning to familiar territory.

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JUN
5
3 MOS

'The Walking Dead' Now Pulls 28 Million Viewers Each Week

'The Walking Dead' Now Pulls 28 Million Viewers Each Week

The most recent season of The Walking Dead, all told, actually averaged just a shade over 28 million viewers every week.

AMC, when asked for gross metrics for its flagship drama, points out that the series' fourth season jumped by nearly 10 million viewers weekly once replays, on-demand and TV Everywhere views are taken into account. That's up from the already daunting 18.4 million viewers the series gets from the original broadcasts' live-plus-7 day ratings.

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JUN
2
3 MOS

'Breaking Bad,' 'The Voice' Shatter TV-Related Twitter Records

'Breaking Bad,' 'The Voice' Shatter TV-Related Twitter Records

It's official: AMC dominated the 2013-14 television season -- at least on Twitter.

Nielsen Social released a data report on Monday analyzing the shows, specials and moments that reached the biggest Twitter audiences and engaged fans at record levels in the U.S. this season, from Sept. 1, 2013 through May 25, 2014.

PHOTOS: Emmys: 30 Supporting Actor Contenders Pose for THR

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MAY
19
3 MOS

'Walking Dead's' Emmy Campaign Puts Focus on Humanity (Exclusive Photos)

'Walking Dead's' Emmy Campaign Puts Focus on Humanity (Exclusive Photos)

AMC is reminding Emmy voters that The Walking Dead is more than a genre show and ratings hit.

The cable network is using its Emmy campaign this year to promote the zombie drama's focus on humanity, rather than the gore and special effects most genre shows are known for.

The series of posters highlights the character-driven -- and often heart-wrenching -- moments that comprised Walking Dead's recently concluded fourth season with the tagline "Something Human."

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MAY
13
4 MOS

'Walking Dead' Season 5 First Look: Rick Sees the Light

'Walking Dead' Season 5 First Look: Rick Sees the Light

AMC on Tuesday released the first official image from the upcoming fifth season of The Walking Dead.

Judging from the photo, Andrew Lincoln's beleaguered former sheriff may not be completely trapped in the railcar in which he ended season four as the group's fearless leader Rick Grimes appears to be seeing the light of day in the photo, at left.

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