Why The Walking Dead’s Declining Ratings Don’t Matter, According To One Producer

Why The Walking Dead’s Declining Ratings Don’t Matter, According To One Producer

Season 8 of The Walking Dead has been an interesting one. With All Out War against Negan and The Saviors in full swing, the season has been chock full of gunfights and action. But because the season has only taken place over the course of a few days, the pacing still seems to be an issue. Fans have dropped off from The Walking Dead over the past two years, but camp TWD doesn’t seem too worried about the ratings. David Alpert is the CEO of production company Skybound Entertainment, which bring The Walking Dead to life. He recently addressed the Read more »

Watch The Walking Dead Red Machete: Volume 1 (Full: Parts 1-8)

Watch The Walking Dead Red Machete: Volume 1 (Full: Parts 1-8)

Check out the complete first volume of The Walking Dead: Red Machete which contains all three episodes made from the first 8 segments airing on AMC. Fans of The Walking Dead were busy while watching season 8. In addition to the action and drama of the show itself, AMC gave fans plenty of things to do during commercial breaks, including TWD Rewards, augmented reality zombies, and more during the breaks. One fun thing that AMC did was give fans the history of the red-handled machete Rick Grimes threatened to kill Gareth of The Hunters with when the survivors were trapped Read more »

Top Ten ‘The Walking Dead’ Stories Of 2017

Top Ten ‘The Walking Dead’ Stories Of 2017

2017 was a big year for The Walking Dead: the hit zombie drama saw Rick Grimes unite the Alexandria, Hilltop and Kingdom communities and rise against Negan and the Saviors, and the last episode of 2017 ended with a shocker that set up the series’ first major casualty of 2018. SLIDE 1/10 – CHANDLER RIGGS’ DAD BLASTS THE WALKING DEAD William Riggs, father of series veteran Chandler Riggs, took aim at AMC and showrunner Scott M. Gimple after his son was “fired” from the show. “Watching Gimple fire my son 2 weeks before his 18th birthday after telling him they Read more »

Carol, children and motherhood on The Walking Dead: is Carol really a “mum”?

Carol, children and motherhood on The Walking Dead: is Carol really a “mum”?

Since she lost her only child in season 2 of The Walking Dead, Carol has been affected by a strange curse. Children seem to be drawn to her, in spite of her efforts to send them away – and most of the time, it ends badly. Because she was first introduced as a mother, Carol is often defined as “motherly” or “nurturing”… But how fair is this description of her character? We have a look at Carol’s complicated relationship to children and motherhood. Of all the characters on The Walking Dead, Carol is probably the one who has had the Read more »

Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Release Date, Cast, & Everything Else We Know

Fear the Walking Dead Season 4 Release Date, Cast, & Everything Else We Know

What we know about Fear the Walking Dead season 4, including latest news, release date, cast, and more! Fear the Walking Dead season 4 is happening, folks! The renewal news comes with the intriguing caveat of a shakeup in the showrunner slot. In late March, it was revealed that the spinoff series’ current showrunner Dave Erickson will step down upon the conclusion of Season 3’s airings. Having signed a multi-year deal with AMC, Erickson will subsequently remain under the network umbrella for other projects. Interestingly, the Season 4 renewal arrives with the news that AMC has brought Andrew Chambliss and Read more »

The Walking Dead: 10 New Year resolutions for The Saviors

The Walking Dead: 10 New Year resolutions for The Saviors

On The Walking Dead The Saviors have so far taken the brunt of All Our War. Here are 10 New Years Resolutions that could help The Saviors get back in control of the other communities. After that shocking mid-season finale on The Walking Dead it looks like The Saviors have the upper hand now in All Out War. But can they keep it? Alexandria, The Hilltop and The Kingdom have proven that they’re going to fight until The Saviors are defeated. And they’re getting creative in order to do it. Even though The Saviors have managed to clear the walker Read more »

The Walking Dead’s Disastrous Season 8 Problems In One Chart

The Walking Dead’s Disastrous Season 8 Problems In One Chart

The Walking Dead still has eight episodes to go to finish out season 8 and the Negan War, but if you stop and take stock of the situation so far, it’s a pretty bleak picture. Not only are ratings falling, as in how many people are watching the show each week, which lately has been season 2/3 levels of viewership, but the ratings scores of episodes are falling as well, according to IMDB ratings where fans cast tens of thousands of votes each week. You may dispute the accuracy of fan-based IMDB ratings, but if you look at say, the Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’s Best Abraham Moment To Celebrate Michael Cudlitz’s Birthday

‘The Walking Dead’s Best Abraham Moment To Celebrate Michael Cudlitz’s Birthday

The Walking Dead alum Michael Cudlitz, who portrayed fan-favorite Abraham Ford on the zombie drama series, turned 53 today. A take-no-shit former Army Sergeant, the brash redhead had a penchant for crafting euphemisms — dubbed “Abraham-isms” — that were often as crude as they were clever. The self-appointed protector of a defenseless Eugene, the then-purported savior of humanity, Abraham was a fiercely loyal commander who ultimately met his gruesome end in the early moments of The Walking Dead’s season 7 premiere, “The Day Will Come When You Won’t Be.” Rick Grimes and his close-knit band of survivors — including Carl, Read more »

All ‘The Walking Dead’ Characters That Died In 2017

All ‘The Walking Dead’ Characters That Died In 2017

The Walking Dead aired its season 8 mid-season finale earlier this month, ending 2017 on a dour note with the looming death of one of the series’ longest-running survivors. Leading up to the Rick Grimes-lead revolution against Negan and the Saviors, The Walking Dead once again lived up to its name with copious deaths throughout 2017. All mentioned deaths — forgoing any mention of little-seen or unnamed Alexandrians, Saviors, and other red shirts — occurred between the first episode of 2017 (February’s 7×09) and the last episode of 2017 (December’s 8×08). Dr. Emmett Carson Brother of Hilltop physician Harlan Carson, Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ episodes ranked, worst to best: How does the 100th episode compare?

‘The Walking Dead’ episodes ranked, worst to best: How does the 100th episode compare?

Now that “The Walking Dead” is at the halfway mark of Season 8, we have updated our comprehensive photo gallery above that ranks every episode of AMC’s zombie drama from worst to best, according to their IMDb score. Can you guess what’s #1? And more importantly, where did the 100th episode rank? We’ll be back to update this gallery again after the finale of Season 8. “TWD” season opener, “Mercy,” also served as their 100th episode but they avoided the nostalgia trip most series fall into and instead gave us an all-out war. But it was the mid-season finale, “How Read more »