The Walking Dead

HBO orders more Game of Thrones

Days after the launch of the third season of Game of Thrones, premium cable network HBO has ordered a fourth run of the fantasy drama. The fourth season order, announced by programming boss Michael Lombardo, came as the new season delivered the best ratings yet for the show. The third season of Game of Thrones, […]

Walking Dead finale delivers best-ever ratings

The final installment of the third season of The Walking Dead garnered the best-ever ratings for the hit zombie drama. The series won 12.4 million viewers for cable net AMC, making it the most popular show on US TV on Sunday night and meaning it beat The Bible on History. The two shows have been […]

The Bible gets 11.7 million for finale

The concluding episode of History’s biblical miniseries The Bible pulled in 11.7 million viewers, 3.8 million of which were in the coveted 18-49 demo. The Mark Burnett-produced series has generated big numbers for History and the final episode, which showed the resurrection of Jesus and went out on Easter Sunday, means the show averaged 11.4 […]

The Bible beats The Walking Dead in epic ratings battle

The latest instalment of The Bible on History narrowly edged out The Walking Dead on AMC as both once again recorded over ten million viewers and were the top shows across US television on the night. Both series have set a new benchmark for cable TV ratings in the US, regularly beating out competition from […]

Fox Channels working up exorcism series with Walking Dead’s Kirkman

Fox International Channels is teaming with The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman to create a TV series set in the world of exorcism. FIC, Kirkman’s Skybound imprint at Image Comics and talent agency-come-producer Circle of Confusion will jointly develop the series, based on the upcoming comic book series from the comic book writer. The TV […]

FX orders more Archer

FX has ordered a new season of animated secret agent comedy Archer. The US cablenet is currently midway through transmitting the fourth season of the show, which will run until April, and has placed an order for a thirteen-episode fifth series. Fox’s FX said the show is the second highest rating cable series for men […]

AMC taking Walking Dead to YouTube with Nerdist

AMC is teaming up with multiplatform producer and channel operator Nerdist Industries and will release bonus footage from The Walking Dead companion show Talking Dead on YouTube. The US cable net has also signed a development deal with Nerdist and will work up its All Star Celebrity Bowling property as a potential TV series. Talking […]

The Walking Dead opener delivers best ever ratings

The debut of the new season AMC’s zombie series The Walking Dead has smashed its previous ratings records, notching 12.3 million viewers. The new season debuted on February 10 in a 9pm slot. The ratings number compares with a previous record for the show of 10.9 million, for last season’s premiere. AMC said the opening […]

FremantleMedia making English version of French zombie series

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) is making an English-language version of French zombie series Les Revenants (They Came Back). The English version will be made by AbbottVision, State of Play and Shameless creator Paul Abbott’s production company, with which FME has a first-look deal. They Came Back was originally developed as a movie before being adapted for […]

The Walking Dead and NCIS coming to MIPCOM

The people behind hit US zombie series The Walking Dead and hit cop procedural NCIS will speak at MIPCOM next month. NCIS showrunner Gary Glasberg will give a masterclass on Tuesday the 9th as will The Walking Dead’s Gale Anne Hurd, who will be joined by Sharon Tal Yguado, executive VP, scripted programming and original […]

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