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WALKING DEAD GETS OFF TO A RUNNING START

February 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

AMC’s The Walking Dead came back to life on Sunday, delivering 12.3 million viewers, the most viewers ever to tune in to the zombie tale. The result for the cable-TV series’ season debut was particularly impressive given the fact that it aired opposite the Grammy Awards and nevertheless attracted 6.8 million viewers in the 18-49 […]

WALKING DEAD WALKS BACK TO DISH NETWORK

October 22, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

AMC and its Cablevision sibling networks will be returning to the DISH satellite network following the settlement of a breach-of-contract lawsuit by Cablevision against DISH over the now-defunct Voom HD service. Cablevision had sued DISH for more than $2.5 billion after DISH dropped the service. The settlement calls for DISH to pay Cablevision $700 million […]

SEASON DEBUT OF WALKING DEAD SETS RECORD

October 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Signaling cable television’s increasing robustness in its competition with broadcast TV, the third season of AMC’s The Walking Dead drew 10.9 million viewers Sunday night — a record for a basic-cable dramatic series. Perhaps even more impressive was the fact that 7.3 million — or 67 percent — of the audience was in the key […]