The Walking Dead’s mid-season premiere was the least watched EVER

The Walking Dead’s mid-season premiere was the least watched EVER

Warning: this article contains spoilers from The Walking Dead mid-season premiere. Despite Carl Grimes’ huge death on The Walking Dead, it seems the hit AMC show had its lowest-rated mid-season premiere ever earlier this week with ‘Honor’. This show has been suffering from plummeting ratings over season eight, and while the latest episode was an improvement on the first half’s finale ‘How It’s Gotta Be’, it was still at the bottom of the Walking Dead mid-season pile overall. the walking dead According to figures from Nielsen Live+Same Day data (via Variety), the episode drew a 3.6 rating in its key Read more »

My Frustrations with “The Walking Dead”

My Frustrations with “The Walking Dead”

One of the first lines of this, the ultimate in heart wrenching send offs in the history of “The Walking Dead,” is “Just came for some of that butternut skillet cake you guys make.” Maybe I’m wrong, but that just doesn’t seem like a strong way to kick things off. These “flash-forwards” were teased in the opening of Season 8, and personally, I was hoping we’d be getting a time-jump. Instead, it turns out they’re just Carl’s fever dreams as he lays dying from the infected bite of a Walker. The show has been stuck in the same cycle of Read more »

The Walking Lulz: All The Best Memes From ‘The Walking Dead’ Mid-Season Premiere

The Walking Lulz: All The Best Memes From ‘The Walking Dead’ Mid-Season Premiere

They swore The Walking Dead‘s mid-season premiere would be a tearjerker, and it feels like they added an extra 20 minutes to the show to squeeze all the crying out of fans that they could. But this is not a place for crying. The Walking Lulz is all about laughing… laughing at the best Walking Dead memes from all across the internet. As usual, enough fans were able to look past the overall sad vibe being put out from this return episode to get some great Carl memes going. As a testament to the power of Carl’s death and Chandler Read more »

‘Walking Dead’ Star Lauren Cohan, Without Season 9 Contract, Books Lead in ABC Pilot

‘Walking Dead’ Star Lauren Cohan, Without Season 9 Contract, Books Lead in ABC Pilot

The actress, who has been battling AMC over her future salary, will star opposite Scott Foley in ‘Whiskey Cavalier.’ Lauren Cohan is mulling walking away from The Walking Dead. The actress, who has starred as Maggie since season two of the AMC zombie drama, has booked a lead role in ABC drama pilot Whiskey Cavalier. Cohan has emerged as one of the most in-demand actresses this pilot season. Sources tell THR that she has been actively looking for her next role as she battles AMC over her season nine salary. With Walking Dead already renewed for a ninth season, Cohan Read more »

‘Walking Dead’ Season 8 Midseason Premiere Is Show’s Lowest-Rated Ever

‘Walking Dead’ Season 8 Midseason Premiere Is Show’s Lowest-Rated Ever

“The Walking Dead” Season 8 midseason premiere continued to suffer the ratings woes that have plagued the rest of the season. According to Nielsen Live+Same Day data, Sunday’s premiere drew a 3.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 8.3 million viewers. That is up slightly from the midseason finale ratings (3.4, 7.9 million) in December, but was still the lowest-rated “Walking Dead” midseason premiere to date. The drop off comes despite the fact that a major character departed the show during the episode after revealing a walker bite in the midseason finale. Nevertheless, “The Walking Dead” remained far and above the Read more »

Spoiler-Filled Synopsis For ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Episodes Revealed

Spoiler-Filled Synopsis For ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Episodes Revealed

The synopsis for Episode 8×14 and Episode 8×12 of The Walking Dead have been revealed, teeing up some interesting spoilers for fans eager to predict the future. Episode 8×12’s synopsis reads, “Hilltop’s leadership faces a difficult decision after the arrival of unexpected visitors.” The episode is titled, “The Key.” Episode 8×14’s synopsis reads, “A Heaps prisoner makes an discovery, Rick and Morgan find themselves in the company of strangers.” A title for Episode 8×14 has not yet been revealed. Episode 8×12’s interesting reveal is the “unexpected visitors” heading to the Hilltop. This is the location where Alexandria is setting out Read more »

‘The Walking Dead’ creator responds to speculation Rick Grimes could die next

‘The Walking Dead’ creator responds to speculation Rick Grimes could die next

“I don’t expect that,” Robert Kirkman says The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman has responded to rumours that Rick Grimes could be the next main character killed off in the show. Spoiler: The latest episode of the US zombie drama saw Rick’s son Carl die, a storyline that proved controversial among fans. In the same episode, Rick is seen bleeding against a tree during a flashforward scene, leading fans to speculate that the show’s protagonist could die next. However, after actor Andrew Lincoln admitted that he was “very worried” when he first read the script and that it “doesn’t look Read more »

How ‘Walking Dead’ Just Set Up Morgan’s ‘Fear’ Transition

How ‘Walking Dead’ Just Set Up Morgan’s ‘Fear’ Transition

“The Walking Dead” Season 8 midseason premiere continued to suffer the ratings woes that have plagued the rest of the season. According to Nielsen Live+Same Day data, Sunday’s premiere drew a 3.6 rating in adults 18-49 and 8.3 million viewers. That is up slightly from the midseason finale ratings (3.4, 7.9 million) in December, but was still the lowest-rated “Walking Dead” midseason premiere to date. The drop off comes despite the fact that a major character departed the show during the episode after revealing a walker bite in the midseason finale. Nevertheless, “The Walking Dead” remained far and above the Read more »

How ‘Walking Dead’ Just Set Up Morgan’s ‘Fear’ Transition

How ‘Walking Dead’ Just Set Up Morgan’s ‘Fear’ Transition

THR predicts the next steps for Lennie James’ zombie-killing character. [This story contains spoilers from the season eight midseason premiere of AMC’s The Walking Dead, called “Honor,” as well as the comic books on which Walking Dead is based.] Even as it’s still reeling from the fresh departure of original series star Chandler Riggs, The Walking Dead is gearing up to say farewell to another season one veteran before too much longer — even if this someone will still lurk elsewhere in the world of AMC’s zombie apocalypse. Much ado has already been made of the news that Lennie James Read more »

‘The WalkingDead’ and ‘This Is Us’ both realized that spoiler fears can be damaging

‘The WalkingDead’ and ‘This Is Us’ both realized that spoiler fears can be damaging

Carl Grimes is dead! So is Jack Pearson! Who needs a spoiler alert? Both of these story points are common knowledge. Spoilers used to be anathema on social media. But a funny thing happened in December when Carl Grimes began the journey that would ultimately end his fictional life: The internet couldn’t stop talking about it. After the younger half of The Walking Dead’s central family took a zombie bite to the abdomen during December’s mid-season finale, AMC couldn’t act fast enough to let everyone know it was real. Actor Chandler Riggs made it clear in an interview published that Read more »