When does Fear the Walking Dead return?

When does Fear the Walking Dead return?

You know that The Walking Dead is on an agonizingly long winter break, but when does Fear the Walking Dead return? Is it on the same schedule? And, if so, does Fear the Walking Dead come back any sooner than the AMC original from which it was spun off? Fans of the two walker-studded series, we don’t blame you if you’re having a harder and harder time telling the two apart. After all, there are plenty of rumors flying about which characters from the original AMC hit will make an appearance or potentially jump ship completely for the Fear spin-off Read more »

WHY THE WALKING DEAD TOP BRASS AREN’T WORRIED ABOUT RATINGS DIP

WHY THE WALKING DEAD TOP BRASS AREN’T WORRIED ABOUT RATINGS DIP

he most recent season of The Walking Dead had ratings that lurched as half-heartedly (or no-heartedly) as its zombies’ horror predecessors. Even its intensely twisted midseason finale couldn’t save the show from turning in record-low numbers. But is Skybound Entertainment (the production company behind the show) CEO David Alpert worried? I wouldn’t bet your life on it. In a conversation with Variety on the podcast “Remote Controlled”, Alpert was questioned about dwindling ratings during the show’s eighth season. Alpert responded by noting that the media ecosystem has shifted away from a focus on first-run audiences, saying that “decline in urgency Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ Producer Finally Acknowledges Those Declining Ratings

‘The Walking Dead’ Producer Finally Acknowledges Those Declining Ratings

AMC’s The Walking Dead averaged 8.6 million live viewers and a 3.79 rating in the advertiser-friendly 18 to 49 demographic during the first half of season eight this year, making it one of the most-watched shows on television. Unfortunately, those numbers mark a 24 percent and 30 percent drop, respectively, compared to last season. In fact, The Walking Dead‘s ratings have been slipping for some time now, though the show’s producers don’t seem all that worried about it. Speaking to Variety, producer and Skybound Entertainment CEO David Alpert chalked up the decline in viewership to the surplus of options in Read more »

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 »

‘The Walking Dead’ Producer Explains Why Ratings Decline Is Misleading

‘The Walking Dead’ Producer Explains Why Ratings Decline Is Misleading

The Walking Dead executive producer David Alpert credits the show’s recent ratings slide to a loss of urgency to watch programs live as they air. Alpert, CEO of Skybound, opened up about the subject while speaking to Variety, naming a number of factors which are affecting all television programs but sourcing an abundance of content and availability as the reason for ratings declines across television. “I think overall we’re seeing increased competition, not just from television and not just from streaming services, but you get content everywhere,” Alpert said. “The idea that people watch things super live, that need to Read more »

Remote Controlled: Skybound Entertainment CEO David Alpert Stands by ‘The Walking Dead’ Brand

Remote Controlled: Skybound Entertainment CEO David Alpert Stands by ‘The Walking Dead’ Brand

Welcome to “Remote Controlled,” a podcast from Variety featuring the best and brightest in television, both in front of and behind the camera. In this week’s episode, Variety’s co-editor-in-chief Andrew Wallenstein talks with David Alpert, CEO of Skybound Entertainment. While involved in a broad range of projects across media ranging from comic books to virtual reality, Skybound is best known as the production company behind “The Walking Dead.” Asked how he felt about the steep fall-off in the ratings for the recently concluded season of the hit AMC series, Alpert expressed confidence in the vitality of his zombie franchise. He Read more »

Game Of Thrones And The Walking Dead Are Top TV Pirated Shows For 2017

Game Of Thrones And The Walking Dead Are Top TV Pirated Shows For 2017

Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead are among the top shows that are pirated by TV viewers. The annual piracy lists have begun to be published with the first one taking into consideration the most pirated TV series of the year. TorrentFreak published the results which indicates piracy figures for TV episodes are down on last year. Though Game of Thrones had a shorten season. However these numbers are from public BitTorrent trackers and several other sources for the site. Online streaming and downloads from filelocker services are not included since there are no public sources to draw data Read more »

New on AMC in 2018: The Terror to Fear the Walking Dead – 5 fantastic must-watch shows

New on AMC in 2018: The Terror to Fear the Walking Dead – 5 fantastic must-watch shows

1. The Terror The Terror Inspired by a true story, The Terror is one of the most highly anticipated TV series of 2018. It centres on the Royal Navy’s perilous voyage into unchartered territory as the crew attempts to discover the Northwest Passage. Faced with treacherous conditions, limited resources, dwindling hope and fear of the unknown, the crew is pushed to the brink of extinction. Frozen, isolated and stuck at the end of the earth, The Terror highlights all that can go wrong when a group of men, desperate to survive, struggle not only with the elements, but with each Read more »

The 2017 ComicBook.com Golden Issue Award for Best TV Villain

The 2017 ComicBook.com Golden Issue Award for Best TV Villain

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to reflect on a year filled with great entertainment and recall what stood out and what will stay with us. To that end, the ComicBook.com team came together to nominate our favorite creators and creations in the worlds of comics, television, movies, and anime, then voted on five finalists in every category. The results are in and they reflect some outstanding talent and a truly great year for pop culture. A hero’s story can only be as good as the villain which matches. In 2017, villain’s dominated television, often elevating or carrying Read more »

The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead fan favorite interviews of 2017

The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead fan favorite interviews of 2017

Here are a few of the fan favorite interviews with The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead actors from this year. The Walking Dead actors are very generous with their time and love to interact with fans. Here at Undead Walking we were fortunate enough to be able to talk with many actors on the show this year. We appreciate all the actors who take the time to talk with us. Getting insights into the motivations and mindsets of some of the newer characters gives fans a lot more understanding of The Walking Dead world. And of course finding Read more »