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Dead Reckoning: Glen Mazzara Walks Off AMC Zombie Hit The Walking Dead is without a showrunner as network renews series for Season 4

Fans of AMC’s hit zombie-apocalypse drama The Walking Dead were given a jolt Friday when the network announced the show had been renewed for a fourth season—but will go ahead without…

December 21, 2012, 3:22 PM EST

Information Diet: Fred Armisen Portlandia star is platform agnostic when it comes to his passion for music

Specs Age 45 Accomplishments Co-creator, star of IFC’s Portlandia (the special episode “Winter in Portlandia” airs Dec. 14; Season 3 premieres Jan. 4); Saturday Night Live cast member Base New York What’s the first information…

December 7, 2012, 5:35 AM EST

Walking Dead on Track to Beat Every Single Fall Show on Broadcast Now imagine if it had 14 million Dish subscribers during Breaking Bad

Last night's (yawn) record-breaking broadcast of The Walking Dead tallied 10.5 million viewers during its 9 p.m. premiere, with an aggregate of 15.2 million viewers including the debut and midnight…

December 3, 2012, 5:48 PM EST

Information Diet: Nat Faxon Ben and Kate star keeps it old school when it comes to news

Specs Age 37 Accomplishments Star of Fox's Ben and Kate, Academy Award Winner for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Descendants Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you consume in the morning? The newspaper. I’m…

November 23, 2012, 9:14 AM EST

10 Thanksgiving Episodes: Not a Turkey Among Them Everything else is just gravy

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection, for gratitude, for football and for marathoning the James Bond movies. It's also a time when the braver TV writers try paying tribute to…

November 21, 2012, 12:40 PM EST

Sally Draper's New Iron in the Fire: Waffles 'Mad Men' actress cooks gluten-free in BabyCakes app

In the intensely metaphorical, self-reflective universe of Mad Men, ad campaigns mirror aspects of Don Draper's tortured psyche, and by extension, become revealing meditations on the greater human condition. Here…

November 8, 2012, 11:18 AM EST

Dish Network Settles Voom Dispute AMC and its prodigal MSO bury the hatchet

It had to happen: Dish Network, which had been repeatedly reprimanded over the course of its protracted dispute with AMC subsidiary Voom HD, settled the $2.4 billion lawsuit to the…

October 22, 2012, 11:13 AM EDT

Walking Dead Scares Up Monster Ratings AMC zombie show's season opener is most-watched drama telecast in cable history

Despite going head-to-head with the NFL and the MLB Playoffs, AMC’s zombie-apocalypse thriller The Walking Dead scared up record ratings Sunday night. Per Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the 9 p.m. premiere averaged…

October 15, 2012, 5:27 PM EDT

Newsweek in the Mad Men Era 'They'd say, "If you want to be a writer, go somewhere else. Women don't write at Newsweek" '

In The Good Girls Revolt, Lynn Povich tells the story of how she and 45 of her female colleagues in 1970 sued Newsweek in what would be the first gender…

October 9, 2012, 6:15 AM EDT