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AMC's 'Walking Dead,' FX's 'Horror Story' show genre has legs

Before AMC’s The Walking Dead lurched into America’s living rooms last Halloween, horror rarely made much of an impact on the tube. Aside from occasional flashes of brilliance (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Kolchak: The Night Stalker), the genre has largely been treated as a goof, more Munsters than monstrous.

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