Kirkman: “Walking Dead” Writers Not Fired

Earlier this week, we reported that the writing staff for AMC’s hit series “The Walking Dead” had been let go.

According to producer Robert Kirkman, that’s not the case.

“Walking Dead” Lets Entire Writing Staff Go

As ratings continue to climb for “The Walking Dead,” (Sunday’s episode was the series’ most watched), it would seem that everything is clicking for the AMC series.

That is, unless you’re part of the writing team for season one. Seem that your services won’t be needed for season two.

Holden Says “Walking Dead” Gave Her Nightmares

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If you’ve had a hard time watching “The Walking Dead,” imagine how actress Laurie Holden feels. The actress says working on the series has given her nightmares–and not just for the ramped up gore that is part of the universe of “the Dead.”

There are SPOILERS ahead for the last several episodes, so if you haven’t seen them, turn back now.

“Dead” Ratings Rise

Just like the zombies featured on the show, “The Walking Dead” appears to show no signs of stopping.

The cable series saw a rise in ratings for its third episode Sunday evening. The show brought in 5.1 million viewers with 3.3 million adults in the 18-49 demographic.

Long Wait Possible For “Walking Dead” Season Two

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AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is one of the hottest shows on TV right now.

The cable series is delivering stellar ratings for the cable outlet and was given a quick renewal for season two.

However, fans of the show may be in for a long wait for season two.

“Walking Dead” Mini-Marathon This Sunday

If you’ve missed the first two episodes of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and want to catch-up, make your plans to tune in Sunday evening.

The cable outlet will air the first two episodes of the show starting at 8 p.m. EST. They will air with limited commercial interruption and then the third episode will debut at 10 p.m. EST.

“Walking Dead” Gets Second Season

Two weeks into “The Walking Dead” and the series is setting ratings records for AMC.

And the cable outlet has rewarded the show with an order for a 13-episode second season.

“Walking Dead” Premiere Available OnLine

If you missed Sunday night’s premiere of “The Walking Dead,” you missed a treat.

The 90-minute pilot was creepy, effective and worth the wait. It also left us hanging for more next week.

If you missed it or just want to see it again, AMC has posted it on their “Walking Dead” site.

“Walking Dead” Starts Strong

The zombies are a huge hit!

AMC’s first night of “The Walking Dead” delivered huge ratings for the cable outlet.

Image to Reprint “Walking Dead”

Image Comics is giving readers a new opportunity to catch up on “The Walking Dead.”

The comic company will begin reprinting issues of the series, starting with the first one, in January.

AMC Pushed Back “Walking Dead” Because of Brett Favre

Two weeks ago, AMC’s “Mad Men” wrapped up its fourth season. And this week their highly anticipated series “The Walking Dead” begins Sunday night it the “Mad Men” time slot.

So why the week off in between? Why not start “The Walking Dead” last week?

Blame Brett Favre.

“Walking Dead” Plans Global Launch

If you see the undead roaming your city today, it’s not a sign of the zombie apocalypse. It may be part of AMC’s marketing campaign for “The Walking Dead.”

The series launches this Sunday night at 10 p.m. on AMC and the cable outlet is looking to draw in viewers.

“Walking Dead” Site Features Easter Egg

How do you survive the zombie apocalypse?

A new Easter Egg on AMC’s site can give you a clue. If you surf over to the Walking Dead site (or any area of AMC’s site) and type in the phrase “safe zone,” you’ll discover just how to survive the coming zombie horror.

“Walking Dead” Novels Coming

We’re only a few weeks away from the premiere of the “Walking Dead” on AMC.

As the build-up continues over the next several weeks, fans may be interested to know that the print universe of “Dead” will also be expanding. The series will spin-off into print novels.

Darabont Looking Forward to Expanding “The Walking Dead”

Frank Darabont isn’t just a producer and director of “The Walking Dead,” he’s a fan. He’s a fan of the original comic book series and he says while he’s excited about the series first season, he hopes it won’t be the only one.

Why?

Because there’s some good stuff that comes in later issues that Darabont would like to see realized on-screen.