Topic: The Walking Dead

How Popular Podcasts 'StartUp' and 'Lore' Are Making the Unlikely Transition to TV

ABC and Amazon are behind the move

In a sentence that only makes sense in 2016, your favorite podcasts are becoming TV shows. As announced earlier this year, Start Up, a podcast that follows the creation of Gimlet…

Podcasting, Once a Niche Labor of Love, Now Can Open Doors in TV and More

Producers look to audio hits like Lore for the next great show

When Walking Dead producer Gale Anne Hurd was looking around for a new project to bring to television, she didn't settle on a hot book—comic or otherwise. Instead, it was…

The Season's Top TV Shows on Twitter Include Walking Dead, Super Bowl and Fuller House

Nielsen shares most-tweeted moments

The most-watched show of the 2015-16 season in the 18-49 demo—The Walking Dead—also topped the Twitter TV charts for the third straight year. Nielsen released its rundown of the season's most-tweeted…

Adult Swim Expands With New Daytime Digital Slate to Keep Millennials Watching

Robot Chicken will spoof The Walking Dead

As Adult Swim looks to keep its grip on millennials—it's been the No. 1 network in adults 18-34 for the past 11 years in total day viewing, where it currently…

How Talking Dead Host Chris Hardwick Avoids Dropping Spoilers

Nerdist founder also shares his current TV obsessions

Specs Age 43 Claim to fame Host of Talking Dead (Sunday nights after The Walking Dead on AMC) and @Midnight With Chris Hardwick (Monday through Thursday at 12 a.m. on Comedy Central);…

Spanish-Dubbed South Park Will Join Walking Dead and Prison Break on NBC Universo

Network polled millennial Hispanics to find their favorites

Aye Dios mío! Mataron a Kenny! Soon you can catch Kenny, Cartman, Kyle and Stan en español on NBC Universo, the sports and entertainment cable network geared toward millennial Hispanics. South Park…

Q&A: How ESPN’s Michelle Beadle Deals With Twitter Trolls

And the athletes she thinks are killing it on social

Specs Age 39 Claim to fame ESPN reporter and co-host of SportsNation (weekdays on ESPN2) Base Los Angeles Twitter @MichelleDBeadle Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Michelle Beadle: The first thing I…

Why AMC Should Prepare to End The Walking Dead, but Probably Won’t

The still entertaining show needs an endgame

A strange thing happened while I was watching the Season 6 premiere of The Walking Dead—I started identifying with the zombies. That's not to say the newest episode of AMC's hit…

Fear the Walking Dead Pulls In the Biggest Audience Ever for a Cable Premiere

AMC now has 3 of the top 5

AMC's attempt to franchise its hugely profitable Walking Dead series appears to have paid off. Sunday's premiere of Fear the Walking Dead, the spinoff-prequel of cable's top-rated series, drew 10.1 million…

5 Reasons You'll Love 'Fear the Walking Dead'

Review: AMC has created a worthy companion series

Much like in the movie industry, it's a given that if a TV series becomes a massive hit, the show's network will do everything it can to turn it into…