AMC has renewed The Walking Dead companion show Talking Dead for a fifth season, the network announced Saturday.
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Kristen Wiig, Jimmy Fallon
This week, Jimmy Fallon interviewed "Michael Jordan" (a.k.a. Kristen Wiig masquerading as the basketball legend), and a young woman re-recorded Alanis Morissette's song "Ironic," changing the lyrics so that the events actually were, you know, ironic. Geeks and nerds everywhere geared up for Comic-Con, including Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick, who kicked off his second annual "Course of the Force" relay. And an English photographer celebrated his son's first birthday by posting a video documenting one second of every day of his life. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Justin Bieber, Bill Hader
This week, Paula Deen went into crisis mode but only ended up digging herself further into a hole, and Jimmy Fallon paid a musical tribute to World of Warcraft. Bill Hader showcased a Saturday Night Live sketch that never made it to the air, and True Blood endorsed the Supreme Court's ruling that the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional. And two brothers imagined (see what we did there?) what it would look like if John Lennon auditioned for The Voice. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
It's no surprise that self-proclaimed TV nerd Chris Hardwick says The Walking Dead is his favorite show right now.
"Yes, Walking Dead [is] one of my favorite shows," Harwick says. "I host a show after it [Talking Dead] and I know you're probably like, 'You're just saying that because you host a show after that!' Maybe, or maybe not, [but] I wouldn't have hosted that show if Walking Dead wasn't one of my favorites."
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Hardwick, whose TV taste ranges from Walking Dead and Doctor Who to the '80s series Greatest American Hero, is currently working on his next project: voicing a snake for Nickelodeon's new animated show Sanjay and Craig (premieres Saturday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m./9:30c).
After declaring a "Ricktatorship" in the Season 2 finale, the third season of The Walking Dead has seen the group's fearless leader descend into madness, threatening their wellbeing and ability to survive while The Governor (David Morrisey) and his cronies in Woodbury prepare to knock at their gates for an all-out war. Will Rick (Andrew Lincoln) be able to gather his wits about him and lead the group safely through the impending battle? Or will his questionable sanity ultimately be their downfall?
It's a good time to be Seth MacFarlane, with a hit movie (Ted) under his belt, a gig as Oscar host in his future, and a mini-empire on the Fox network, whose Sunday "Animation Domination" lineup is overrun with his shows, most notably and memorably Family Guy. Not many shows that got canceled early in its run (after several seasons of incredibly incompetent scheduling), only to be resurrected on the strength of DVD sales and a cult cable following, manage to live on to mark a 200th-episode milestone.
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The Emmy-nominated live weekly web series will air daily on YouTube, starting Monday at noon PT/3 ET. "When we aired once a week, we had to choose the biggest stuff that was out there and sacrifice the smaller things that we still loved," CEO Damon Berger told TVGuide.com. "So now, every day you're going to get literally the best of what YouTube has to offer from video in a kind of condensed way."
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad will both participate in hour-long panels at Comic-Con this July, AMC announced Thursday.
The Walking Dead will take over Hall H for an afternoon panel moderated by Talking Dead host Chris Hardwick on Friday, July 13.
Kevin Smith, Chris Hardwick
AMC has given renewal orders to two of its unscripted series, Comic Book Men and Talking Dead, the network announced Wednesday.
Both shows will return for...
"Here comes the bad part."
When you hear ominous words like these in a show as unflinchingly graphic and terrifying as AMC's The Walking Dead (Sunday, 9/8c), you know you're in trouble. Bad, of course, meaning good and gruesome — just how a zombie-phile likes it. Following a long hiatus and behind-the-scenes tumult including the departure of co-creator/director Frank Darabont, Dead returns very much alive and kicking, the gut-wrenching highlight of another busy TV weekend.