The surprise departure of Glen Mazzara from AMC’s hit zombie series, “The Walking Dead,” has prompted some strong reactions from other showrunners. Both Kurt Sutter and Shawn Ryan took to social media to voice their criticism of the network and their praise of Mazzara.
Sutter, the executive producer of “Sons of Anarchy” and a notoriously outspoken man, posted his rather colorful reaction on his blog: (Warning: Language is really, really, really… Continue reading Kurt Sutter and Shawn Ryan criticize AMC after Glen Mazzara leaves 'The Walking Dead'
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Matters turned grim on tonight’s Walking Dead — which is rather impressive for a show which tends to feature more zombie mayhem before its opening credits than Downton Abbey does in an entire season (come on, you lazy aristocratic bastards!).
Yes, the word-of-the-week was “torture” as Merle (Michael Rooker), the Governor (David Morrissey), and even Rick… Continue reading ‘Walking Dead’ executive producer Robert Kirkman talks about tonight’s show, ‘When the Dead Come Knocking’
If you work at one of the major broadcast networks, last week’s news that a cable network’s zombie show delivered the biggest TV rating of the fall must have given you pause — if not kept you up at night. Was The Walking Dead’s crazy huge performance (a 5.8 in the valuable adult demo) some nutty outlier? Not entirely, because FX’s Sons of Anarchy recent topped broadcast shows… Continue reading What ‘The Walking Dead’ can teach broadcast TV