Talking Dead Returns Sun., Feb. 10 With Guests Kevin Smith and Steven Yeun

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Fans of The Walking Dead have a lot to look forward to come Sun., Feb. 10. Not only is their favorite series returning at 9/8c, but immediately afterward Talking Dead is back at a new time (10/9c) with a new hour-long format. Host Chris Hardwick will be breaking down Episode 9 with guests Kevin Smith (of AMC’s Comic Book Men) and The Walking Dead‘s Steven Yeun (Glenn). They’ll be taking your questions live so log on to TalkingDead.com now to submit your queries.

Talking Dead returns Sun., Feb. 10 at 10/9c following an all-new episode of The Walking Dead on AMC

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Photos – Memorable Zombies From The Walking Dead Season 3 So Far

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The Walking Dead is only half way through Season 3 but fans have already seen some unforgettable walkers. And while more killer zombies are yet to come, you can see some grisly highlights of earlier this season with 16 photos featuring the undead artistry of Special FX guru Greg Nicotero and his KNB EFX team.

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The Walking Dead returns Sun., Feb. 10 at 9/8c on AMC.

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The Walking Dead Social Game is International

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Think walkers are only in the United States? Think again! Zombies are taking over the world (and so is The Walking Dead Social Game). Check out these international fan pages from across the globe. Want to share a tip to a friend in Lisbon? You’re in luck. Looking to connect with players in Rio? Look no further. Remember, the more friends you invite to play with you, the more daily energy gifts you can receive. Know of any other international fan pages? Let us know in the comments section below.

• Portugal: https://www.facebook.com/TWDSGPortugues
• Italy: https://www.facebook.com/TheWalkingDeadSocialGameItalia
• Brazil: https://www.facebook.com/TWDSGBR
• For Spanish-speaking fans: https://www.facebook.com/GameTheWalkingDead

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The Walking Dead Marathons Start This Weekend

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The Walking Dead returns on Sun., Feb. 10 at 9/8c, and AMC is celebrating by treating both the uninitiated and die-hard fans with two weekends full of marathons of the series. This Sun., Feb. 3 at 3PM/2c, The Walking Dead Season 1 will air in its entirety then the following Saturday at 10AM/9c, AMC will air Seasons 2 and 3 back-to-back and in full.

Click here to see a full schedule of The Walking Dead on AMC.

The Walking Dead returns Sun., Feb. 10 at 9/8c on AMC.

The Walking Dead Social Game – This Week’s Tip: Improving Technique Stats

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Want to be number one on The Walking Dead Social Game‘s Leaderboard? To improve your score during each mission, keep these three tips in mind:

1. The faster you get through a mission, the higher your SPEED score will be.
2. To improve your COMBAT score, get rid of as many walkers as you can.
3. Be careful not to exhaust yourself. If you don’t conserve energy, your STAMINA will suffer.

Ready to refine your technique?

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Greg Nicotero Talks Death With THR; Steven Yeun Chats with Craig Ferguson

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This week, Greg Nicotero talks with The Hollywood Reporter about imminent death in the rest of Season 3, while Steven Yeun chats with Craig Ferguson on The Late Late Show. Plus, The New York Times talks to Gale Anne Hurd about why horror plays so well on TV. Read on for more:

Greg Nicotero shares with The Hollywood Reporter that more castmembers will die in the second half of Season 3, which will also further explore the conflict between the Governor and Rick.

Steven Yeun sits down with Craig Ferguson (go to the 32:00 mark on video) on The Late Late Show and talks about why his shoes don’t smell. ComicBook.com also has some highlights from the appearance.

The New York Times quotes Gale Anne Hurd in an article extolling the virtues of horror on TV. Dread Central also argues that now is a golden age of television for horror fans, asserting that The Walking Dead is “making a claim to becoming one of the greatest television shows ever. Period.”

The Walker Stalkers interviews Michael Rooker, who discusses why Merle’s a fan favorite: “They definitely like a bad guy that has some sense of humor behind him.” Wetpaint also has highlights from the podcast.

Continue reading “Greg Nicotero Talks Death With THR; Steven Yeun Chats with Craig Ferguson” »

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Video – New Trailer for The Walking Dead‘s Return on Feb. 10

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There are only a few weeks left until The Walking Dead returns to television. What can fans expect when Season 3 resumes? In this new 60-second trailer, the Governor promises his fight with Rick will “come down to the last man,” Carl questions his father’s leadership and Andrea hazards the Governor’s wrath by visiting the prison. In short: A lot. Want a sneak peek? Watch the trailer featuring the song “Lead Me Home” by Jamie N Commons now!

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The Walking Dead returns Sun., Feb. 10 at 9/8c on AMC.

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The Walking Dead Social Game Encourages You to Publicize Yourself

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On Facebook and Twitter, people post on what and where they’re eating, what games they’re playing, and what their pets are doing. So why not let your friends know what you’ve been up to in The Walking Dead Social Game? The next time you earn an achievement like unlocking a camp squad member or successfully completing a story mission, hit “share” to show off your accomplishments. You can also unlock other special achievements such as “The Glenn Scavenging Award” for finding useful supplies in the game or “100 Walkers Killed” once you reach that milestone. Have an achievement you’re particularly proud of? Share it in the comments section below.

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Photos – Danai Gurira, Norman Reedus and More From Talking Dead

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For the past two seasons, The Walking Dead fans joined an undead conversation about their favorite series via Talking Dead. On this after show, host Chris Hardwick dissects the latest episode with cast members like Danai Gurira, Norman Reedus, and Steven Yeun as well as producers Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero, and Robert Kirkman. Also on board are celebrity guests such as Kevin Smith, Zachary Levi, and Wil Wheaton. Check out this photo gallery of highlights from Talking Dead‘s first two seasons.

Click here to see photos from this season’s Talking Dead

Click here to see photos from last season’s Talking Dead

Talking Dead returns Sun., Feb. 10 at 10/9c on AMC.

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The Walking Dead Grabs Two Golden Reel Nominations

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Today the Motion Picture Sound Editors announced their nominees for the 2013 Golden Reel Awards, and The Walking Dead was honored with two nods for Best Sound Editing: Short Form Dialogue and ADR in Television and Best Sound Editing: Short Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television for the Season 2 episodes “Better Angels” and “Beside the Dying Fire,” respectively.

The Walking Dead — which won the Golden Reel award last year for Best Sound Editing: Long Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television — faces formidable competition for this year’s awards: Competing across both categories are shows like HBO’s Game of Thrones, True Blood and The Newsroom, Showtime’s Homeland and The Borgias, Starz’ BOSS and FX’s American Horror Story.

The 60th annual MPSE Golden Reel Awards ceremony will take place Sun., Feb. 17 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles.

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