The Walking Dead continues to dominate the ratings, big time. Its seventh season mid-season premiere showed increases from its mid-season finale in key demographics – to the tune of a 5% increase in toital viewers and a 3% increase in the 18-49 demo.
NFL Sunday? No contest! The Big Bang Theory? Not even close!
Outside of the Super Bowl, TWD continues to reign supreme.
If you’ve ever wanted to be a Walker on AMC’s hit drama series The Walking Dead, now’s your chance.
AMC has announced The Walking Dead Play Dead Sweepstakes, with four lucky winners being flown to Atlanta for a (strangely appropriate) walk-on role as a walker in the 100th episode of The Walking Dead.
The Play Dead Sweepstakes are open to American and Canadian viewers (excluding Quebec) over the age of 21 and are open beginning during the mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead.
It looks like Rick has reached his boiling point as The Walking Dead returns for the second half of its seventh season – he’s actively reaching out to other communities to rise up against Negan.
AMC has released a couple of intriguing videos to set up the winter premiere of TWD: first, executive producer Scott Gimple takes us through the various communities that have been established on the show and second, a sneak peek clip from the winter premiere.
Quite possibly the strangest Super Bowl promotion of all time has to be this one form AMC’s The Walking – the AMC drama has released special Walking Dead versions of NFL players in a special series of Topps Trading Cards.
The zombie-fied professional football players hailfrom the New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons, and more. Greg Nicotero, executive producer, director and special FX make-up designer for “The Walking Dead,” has created hand-drawn walkers out of Malcolm Jenkins, Geno Atkins, Cole Beasley, Jesse James, Shea McClellin and John Kuhn, among others, on digital trading cards that football and series fans can collect, at no charge, for a limited time.
The Walking Dead shambles back onto your multi-media screens on Sunday, February 12th.
AMC has announced the premiere dates for its Winter/Spring 2017 slate – Season Two of Into the Badlands, Better Call Saul and The Son.
Martial arts drama Into the Badlands returns on Sunday, March 19th; new series The Son (bringing Pierce Brosnan back to series television for the first time since Remington Steele) makes its debut on Saturday, April 8th, and Better Call Saul returns to its familiar Monday night slot on April 10th.
Series details and premiere times follow the jump.
James Cameron is a giant in the history of cinematic science fiction and now he’s going to examine the evolution of the genre in a documentary series for AMC.
The network has greenlit James’s Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction (working title). In each episode, Cameron will tackle a ‘Big Question’ – How will the world end? Will technology destroy us? What does it mean to be human?
James Cameron’s Story of Science fiction is slated for a 2018 premiere. Details after the break.