The Walking Dead Season 4 episode 3 recap: ‘Isolation’

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The prison is a complicated place these days. Just a few episodes back, the populace was divided neatly in two — Grimes gang and not‚ and only at night. Now people are isolated because they are sick … and sicker still. The young and still healthy are over here. The grown and still healthy are over there. Pods of people everywhere, kept from one another as best they can manage. It’s no longer about who is outsider and who is not. It’s about who is harboring a killer in his or her bloodstream. And if anyone is not. After three … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead wins Spookiest Series in Channel Guide’s 2013 Viewers Voice Awards

The Walking Dead wins Spookiest Series in Channel Guide's 2013 Viewers Voice Awards

The Walking Dead wins the 2013 Viewers Voice Award for the “Spookiest Series,” in Channel Guide’s annual reader poll. Even if you put the series’ spot-on commentary about societal ills and human nature aside, Dead creator Robert Kirkman and special effects guru Greg Nicotero’s combined knack for making the living and the undead equally creepy makes this a shoo-in to feed our nightmares week after gloriously gut-wrenching (and gut-splattered) week. Spookiest Series — Winner: The Walking Dead The Walking Dead/AMC 25.8% American Horror Story: Asylum/FX 23.1% Bates Motel/A&E 19.3% True Blood/HBO 18.2% Falling Skies/TNT 13.6% Percentages may not total 100 … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead wins Best Drama in Channel Guide’s 2013 Viewers Voice Awards

The Walking Dead wins Best Drama in Channel Guide's 2013 Viewers Voice Awards

The Walking Dead wins 2013 Viewers Voice Award for the “Best Drama,” in Channel Guide’s annual reader poll. AMC’s iconic zombie show has braaaaaains and brains to spare, never allowing the most ardent student of show creator Robert Kirkman’s comic book series that inspired it or the most avid viewer of the show to figure what’s going to happen next. Or who is going to die. Simply put, though we’ll never experience what the Grimes Crew endures, The Walking Dead’s ability to make us endlessly contemplate our own actions in the direst of circumstances is utterly unnerving — and completely … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Season 4 episode 2 recap: ‘Infected’

The Walking Dead Season 4 episode 2 recap: ‘Infected’

After the mortifying revelation that something awful is in the air — or the water, or somewhere — in last week‘s Season 4 premiere of The Walking Dead,  we open episode 2 in the dead of night, at the fence, where a flashlight-toting someone is feeding rats to the walkers through the chain link. Inside the prison, Karen and Tyreese are cuddling. Even with such a comely girl in his lap, Ty can’t keep his mind off of Zack’s horrific demise at the big box store the day before. Fingering the awesome ROCK-PAPER-SCISSORS bracelet on Karen’s wrist (get your very … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Season 4 Episode 1 recap: ‘30 Days Without An Accident’

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Fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead have been readying themselves for a whole new world at the prison ever since we watched the busload of Woodbury residents arrive at the end of Season 3. Some six months later, what a world it is — comparatively speaking, anyway. Solid steps back toward civilization. The Rick-tator (Andrew Lincoln) — brought to the brink by the brutality of his new reality and its effect on him and his family — is now Farmer Grimes with pens of ponies and piglets and thriving vegetable gardens. He’s also refusing to carry a gun, throwing one … Continue reading

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Mythbusters Zombie Special premieres Oct. 17 on Discovery

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The Walking Dead fans, if Sunday’s Season 4 premiere has you wondering anew about stuff like the best weapon to clear a zombie horde, how to outrun the hungry buggers if you’re caught weapon-free, or whether the undead can really muster enough gumption to team up and take down a wall, MythBusters is here to ease your mind. The MythBusters Zombie Special premieres on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10pm ET/PT on Discovery. In this highly entertaining hour, The Walking Dead’s own dearly departed (and re-departed) Merle Dixon, Michael Rooker, joins Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman to determine whether an ax or … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Season 4: Date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

The Walking Dead Season 4: Date, time, TV channel, preview and more!

Ask Andrew Lincoln what four seasons of The Walking Dead can do to a man and he points to his beard. “Can you see my gray hair?” he laughs, stroking the salt-and-pepper patches that have taken residence on his once-boyish face. The British actor now wears every one of his 40 years, and it’s no wonder, given the incredible physical and emotional demands of playing Rick Grimes, the de facto leader of a group of ragged survivors in AMC’s gruesomely successful horror show. It helps then to have familiar faces to go through all that with, but this being a … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead spinoff coming to AMC in 2015

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AMC has taken a shine to spinoffs, it seems. Fresh off last week’s news that Saul Goodman, the Breaking Bad character played by Bob Odenkirk, would be getting his own prequel series, the tony cabler announced today that The Walking Dead spinoff is a go. People were expecting, or at least speculating, on the Better Call Saul idea, but this one seems to have sprung up out of nowhere. Robert Kirkman, an executive producer who also writes the comic book series that serves as the basis for the series, will be involved, along with fellow Eps Gale Anne Hurd and … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Season 4 premiere date announced

AMC has announced that The Walking Dead Season 4 premiere will air Sunday, Oct. 13 at 9pm ET/PT. Like previous outings, the 16-episode season will air in two parts, with the second 8-episode outing bowing in February 2014. The popular live after-show Talking Dead, hosted by Chris Hardwick, will air immediately following new episodes of The Walking Dead at 10pm ET/PT. Season 4 will feature Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and the surviving members of his group — who took in the remaining members of Woodbury after the Governor committed the shocking roadside mass-murder of its strongest residents — discovering that the zombie herd is … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead Season 4 begins production in May

The Walking Dead Season 4 begins production in May

Today, AMC confirmed what most fans of The Walking Dead were pretty certain of already: Glen Mazzara’s righthand man Scott Gimple will take over as showrunner and executive producer when the show’s 16- episode fourth season begins production May 6. The new season will premiere in October. “Scott has been an essential part of this show since he came aboard at the very beginning of season two. He’s contributed to guiding this show in a substantial way that has resulted in a lot of the key scenes and storylines fans have dubbed signature moments of The Walking Dead,” said the … Continue reading

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