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JUN
5
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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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JUN
2
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'Breaking Bad,' 'The Voice' Shatter TV-Related Twitter Records

'Breaking Bad,' 'The Voice' Shatter TV-Related Twitter Records

It's official: AMC dominated the 2013-14 television season -- at least on Twitter.

Nielsen Social released a data report on Monday analyzing the shows, specials and moments that reached the biggest Twitter audiences and engaged fans at record levels in the U.S. this season, from Sept. 1, 2013 through May 25, 2014.

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MAY
19
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'Walking Dead's' Emmy Campaign Puts Focus on Humanity (Exclusive Photos)

'Walking Dead's' Emmy Campaign Puts Focus on Humanity (Exclusive Photos)

AMC is reminding Emmy voters that The Walking Dead is more than a genre show and ratings hit.

The cable network is using its Emmy campaign this year to promote the zombie drama's focus on humanity, rather than the gore and special effects most genre shows are known for.

The series of posters highlights the character-driven -- and often heart-wrenching -- moments that comprised Walking Dead's recently concluded fourth season with the tagline "Something Human."

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MAY
13
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'Walking Dead' Season 5 First Look: Rick Sees the Light

'Walking Dead' Season 5 First Look: Rick Sees the Light

AMC on Tuesday released the first official image from the upcoming fifth season of The Walking Dead.

Judging from the photo, Andrew Lincoln's beleaguered former sheriff may not be completely trapped in the railcar in which he ended season four as the group's fearless leader Rick Grimes appears to be seeing the light of day in the photo, at left.

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MAY
5
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'Walking Dead' Adds Another 'Wire' Alum for Season 5

'Walking Dead' Adds Another 'Wire' Alum for Season 5

AMC's The Walking Dead is adding another Wire alum to its cast.

Seth Gilliam has boarded the zombie drama as a series regular for its upcoming fifth season, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

STORY: 'Walking Dead' Dissection: Scott Gimple, Robert Kirkman Talk Terminus, Preview Season 5

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MAR
31
8 MOS

'Walking Dead' Promotes Trio to Series Regulars for Season 5

'Walking Dead' Promotes Trio to Series Regulars for Season 5

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from the season-four finale of AMC's The Walking Dead.]

Fresh off its bloody and deadly season finale, AMC's The Walking Dead has promoted three for its fifth run.

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MAR
31
8 MOS

TV Ratings: 'The Walking Dead' Gives Finale Best With 15.7 Million Viewers

TV Ratings: 'The Walking Dead' Gives Finale Best With 15.7 Million Viewers

Just how high can The Walking Dead go? The answer to that question might still be a ways off. The AMC drama wrapped its fourth season with yet another ratings record on Sunday night.

The Walking Dead averaged 15.7 million viewers, a finale best. That's just 400,000 viewers shy of the previous all-time record, fall's 16.1 million-strong premiere. And looking at the comparable finale a year ago, The Walking Dead jumped a whopping 3.2 million.

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MAR
31
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'Walking Dead's' Andrew Lincoln: 'We Ran Into Hell'

'Walking Dead's' Andrew Lincoln: 'We Ran Into Hell'

[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from the season-four finale, "A," of AMC's The Walking Dead and the comic series it is based on.]

Prepare to meet a new Rick Grimes when AMC's The Walking Dead returns for season five.

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MAR
31
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'Walking Dead' Dissection: Robert Kirkman, Scott M. Gimple Talk Terror at Terminus, Preview Season 5

'Walking Dead' Dissection: Robert Kirkman, Scott M. Gimple Talk Terror at Terminus, Preview Season 5

[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from the season-four finale, "A," of AMC's The Walking Dead and the comic series it is based on.]

AMC's The Walking Dead capped off its fourth season Sunday with a bloody and deadly finale that set up a mysterious new storyline to launch the zombie drama into its previously announced fifth season.

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MAR
30
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'Walking Dead' Season 4 Finale: Trapped at Terminus

'Walking Dead' Season 4 Finale: Trapped at Terminus

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from "A," the season-four finale of AMC's The Walking Dead as well as the comics it is based on.]

AMC's The Walking Dead capped its fourth season with a bloodbath that answered one major question and set up a slew of new ones as the truth of Terminus was finally revealed.

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MAR
29
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'Walking Dead': Who Is Gareth? Our Three Best Theories

'Walking Dead': Who Is Gareth? Our Three Best Theories

[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from The Walking Dead comics.]

The Walking Dead fans have endured four months of speculation about Gareth, the mysterious character set to be played by Greek alum Andrew J. West. The wait is nearly over.

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MAR
28
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'Walking Dead' EPs, Cast Weigh in on 'Bloody and Deadly' Season Finale

'Walking Dead' EPs, Cast Weigh in on 'Bloody and Deadly' Season Finale

AMC's The Walking Dead wraps its fourth season Sunday with an episode that promises to pack a wallop, judging by the zombie drama's three previous finales.

A refresher: Season one featured the suicide/bombing at the CDC after Rick (Andrew Lincoln) learned from Jenner that everyone was infected; season two featured the start of the "Ricktatorship" and first appearance of Michonne (Danai Gurira); and last season ended with Andrea's shocking death.  

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MAR
27
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TV Upfronts: Cable Networks Struggle to Match Broadcast Ad Dollars

TV Upfronts: Cable Networks Struggle to Match Broadcast Ad Dollars

This story first appeared in the April 4 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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MAR
23
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'Walking Dead' Dissection: Greg Nicotero Talks Terminus and What's Ahead

'Walking Dead' Dissection: Greg Nicotero Talks Terminus and What's Ahead

[Warning: This story contains spoilers from episode 415, "Us," of AMC's The Walking Dead as well as the comic book series it is based on.]

With only one remaining episode left to go in its fourth season, AMC's The Walking Dead revealed the first look at the much-heralded sanctuary known as Terminus.

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