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The Walking Dead gets Season 5

A No Brainer

By Robert T. Trate     October 30, 2013
Source: Superherohype.com


The Walking Dead will have a 5th Season
© AMC

It was is probably the no brainer announcement of the week, AMC has announced that there will be a fifth season of their hit TV series, The Walking Dead. Here is the official press release below.

Editor's Note: Reviews of The Walking Dead will be coming to Mania next week. We apologize for the delay. 

Press Release: AMC announced today that it has renewed The Walking Dead for a fifth season. The number one show on television among adults 18-49, The Walking Dead returned for a fourth season earlier this month and the premiere episode set a new record for the series, delivering 20.2 million viewers, live+3, and 13.2 million adults 18-49, a new record for any non-sports cable telecast.

“We are very happy to make what has to be one of the most anti-climactic renewal announcements ever: The Walking Dead is renewed for a fifth season,” said Charlie Collier, AMC president. “This is a show that has erased traditional distinctions between cable and broadcast. Its expanding base of passionate fans has grown every season, most recently – and most notably – with the season four premiere earlier this month, which broke viewership records for the series and became the biggest non-sports telecast in cable history. On behalf of the incredible team on both sides of the camera, thank you to the fans and here’s to more Dead.”

For season five, Scott Gimple will return as the series’ showrunner along with executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Greg Nicotero and Tom Luse. AMC also recently announced that it is developing a companion series to The Walking Dead, based on a new story and new characters from Robert Kirkman.

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momitchell7 10/30/2013 11:17:50 AM

"Editor's Note: Reviews of The Walking Dead will be coming to Mania next week. We apologize for the delay."

It's about damn time!!! Thank you.

jimvo99 10/30/2013 2:38:09 PM

Yay

calhob 10/30/2013 4:18:50 PM

 "Editor's Note: Reviews of The Walking Dead will be coming to Mania next week. We apologize for the delay."

Is this only because people complained the other day???

 
gopherblaster 10/30/2013 6:15:59 PM

 Maybe they will be out of the prison by then.....

blankczech 10/30/2013 7:45:42 PM

 I haven't seen a review for MAoS this week...did they take the writer who was doing weekly reviews of that show and assign him to The Walking Dead?

hanso 10/31/2013 1:56:01 AM

Agents of Shield was a repeat this week I think fhats why there is no review.

blankczech 10/31/2013 6:17:03 AM

 Thanks Hanso...don't watch the show (not my cup of tea) but like to read the comments by the fans...

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