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It's Official: 'Walking Dead' Companion Series Nabs Pilot Order

It's Official: 'Walking Dead' Companion Series Nabs Pilot Order

It's official: AMC is moving forward with its companion series to mega-hit The Walking Dead.

The network on Friday announced it has ordered a pilot episode of the project from Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and producers Gale Anne Hurd and Dave Alpert. As previously announced, Dave Erickson, who co-created and co-wrote the pilot with Kirkman, will serve as exec producer and showrunner.

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'Walking Dead' First Look: Abraham Braces for War

'Walking Dead' First Look: Abraham Braces for War

With the return of AMC's The Walking Dead a month away, new details are starting to emerge about how Rick and company will make their way out of the rail car at Terminus.

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'Walking Dead' Season 5 Key Art Teases Cannibal Story

'Walking Dead' Season 5 Key Art Teases Cannibal Story

Are the Terminus residents cannibals?

That's been one of the biggest lingering questions from the fourth-season finale of AMC's The Walking Dead — and judging from the season five key art tagline, "Hunt or Be Hunted," they very well may be.

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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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'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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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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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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'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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'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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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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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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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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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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'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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