Scott Wilson and Andrew Lincoln
The Walking Dead has gone through some growing pains over the last three seasons. Under former showrunner Frank Darabont, some viewers complained that the story was lagging, while under other former showrunner Glen Mazzara, the breakneck speed arguably gave some people whiplash. That's not to say each chapter didn't have its own merits, but under new showrunner Scott Gimple, the fourth season will take a more nuanced look at the zombie apocalypse that will really get to the root of each character...
Laurie Holden and Andrew Lincoln
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from the third season of The Walking Dead as well as the comic books upon which the AMC series is based.]
It's been one week since the dust has settled on The Walking Dead's third season finale and we're still scratching our heads.
The AMC series took a bold and surprising turn in the finale by killing off...
TV Guide Magazine gathered together some of the most creative and successful minds in the TV business on March 30 for WonderCon's Fan Favorite Showrunners panel. Celebrating the magazine's 60th anniversary and moderated by LA bureau chief Michael Schneider, the all-star lineup included Greg Plageman (Person of Interest), Jeff Davis (Teen Wolf), Remi Aubuchon (Falling Skies), Glen Mazzara (The Walking Dead), Steven Molaro (The Big Bang Theory) and Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries).
Glen Mazzara has signed an overall deal with Fox Television Studios, TVGuide.com has learned.
Under the deal, the former Walking Dead showrunner and The Shield executive producer will develop a variety of cable television projects for the studio under his new banner, 44 Strong Productions.
Laurie Holden and David Morrissey
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday's episode of The Walking Dead. Read at your own risk!]
Will Andrea survive The Walking Dead's third season?
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The Walking Dead kicks off the second half of its third season Sunday (10/9c, AMC), which marks the beginning of the end for former showrunner Glen Mazzara.
In late December, AMC announced that its megahit series — which drew a whopping 10.5 million viewers for its midseason finale — was renewed for a fourth season, but it would go on without Mazzara, who will be replaced by Dead writer Scott Gimple. This wasn't the first time that this has happened, either. Mazzara had actually replaced original showrunner Frank Darabont.
Walking Dead names new showrunner for Season 4
Despite his exit, Mazzara is still promoting the show because of his work on the latter half of Season 3. Below, Mazzara discusses his exit, any regrets he may have and then teases the impending war between the prison and Woodbury. Lest we forget, Daryl (Norman Reedus) is in the clutches of the deranged Governor (David Morrissey), who just lost his eye, and Rick (Andrew Lincoln) is going crazy, literally:
Josh Radnor, Patrick Dempsey, Kevin Bacon
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Abandoned cars, tattered clothes, busted baby dolls and plastic dinosaurs litter a graffiti-covered bridge spanning Senoia, Georgia's Yellow Jacket Creek on this sweltering August day. In the middle of the road leading to it, a horde of menacing walkers closes in on a helpless family trapped inside a broken-down hatchback, and The Walking Dead coexecutive producer and special-effects whiz Greg Nicotero is calling for more gore.
"I'm gonna need two more bodies and blood!" he yells to a production assistant as he dips his hand in a bucket and stirs the crimson concoction that will sub for brain matter. As makeup artists load the goop into a zombie "crush head," Nicotero positions himself under...
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The Walking Dead executive producer Scott Gimple will succeed Glen Mazzara as the zombie drama's showrunner, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Mazzara, who replaced original showrunner Frank Darabont midway through Season 2, announced his departure last month when...
Kurt Sutter, Andrew Lincoln
Hours after news broke that The Walking Dead would be returning for a fourth season without showrunner Glen Mazzara, fellow showrunners Kurt Sutter and Shawn Ryan blasted AMC for the shocking move.
"AMC is run by small-minded, bottom-line thinkers who have no...