Change of show runners in AMC’s zombie drama The Walking Dead

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 3,369 AMC’s zombie drama The Walking Dead is changing its show runners. According to reports, Scott Gimple will leave the role he has occupied since 2013 and will be replaced by Angela Kang who had previously worked on the show as a writer. This change of personnel comes at a time of falling ratings for The Walking Dead. The 7.9 million broadcast viewers of the mid-season finale last month was the lowest number since Season 2’s in 2011. This is in comparison to the 10.58 million viewers that watched the mid-season…

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TV Series Licensing 

AMC set to start production of 9th season of The Walking Dead

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 2,659 AMC has announced that it is soon embarking on the 9th season of The Walking Dead, the hit television show about grimy men with beards and the zombies that want to eat them. That’s no surprise, but the announcement also comes with a shakeup behind the scenes. Scott M. Gimple, who has been The Walking Dead‘s show runner since 2013 is being elevated as Chief Creative Officer to oversee the entire Walking Dead universe while writer and co-executive producer Angela Kang has been promoted into the show runner’s chair. The…

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Food & Drink 

AMC launches The Walking Dead wines in association with Lot 18

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 4,834 In what now appears an established path in the world of brand extensions, Television network AMC has launched The Walking Dead wines in partnership with Lot18 It was once rated a hit television series, but perhaps a supplementary barometer is now whether or not that show has become worthy of its own wine range. Following in the recent footsteps of Game of Thrones, Outlander and The Bachelor, AMC’s The Walking Dead is the latest to get the customised wine treatment. Wine labels for those last two shows…

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