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Pirates Love Zombies: ‘Walking Dead’ Premier Downloaded 500K Times Within 16 Hours of Airing on AMC

No, I'm not talking about the adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. (Get it? A film about undead pirates?) I'm talking about video pirates—a group of evildoers that, in all likelihood, includes you, dear reader—and how they went absolutely bonkers for the Season 3 premier of The Walking Dead.

How much did they love it, you ask? Well, according to TorrentFreak, the episode was downloaded a whopping 500,000 times in the first 16 hours after it aired on AMC this past Sunday. And this is despite the fact that a whopping 16.1 million people actually watched it live, which was a 50% increase over last year.

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Get Over Your ‘Breaking Bad’ Sorrows With a ‘Walking Dead’ Ad (VIDEO)

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After last night's final episode of Breaking Bad, you're probably feeling a little depressed. The sense of loss is similar to when a close friend passes away, or when football season ends. While I can't say for certain you'll ever completely heal, I can say that this ad for season four of The Walking Dead will certainly help with the healing process.

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If It Ain’t Broke: AMC Announces ‘Walking Dead’ Spinoff

It looks like Breaking Bad won't be the only AMC show to get the spinoff treatment.

Fresh off the confirmation of Better Call Saul, the network has announced that The Walking Dead will also receive a 'companion series.' The show will take place in the same post-apocalyptic world as The Walking Dead, but will consist of entirely new characters never before seen in the current television show or comics.

Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman explained

After 10 years of writing the comic book series and being so close to the debut of our fourth, and in my opinion, best season of the TV series, I couldn't be more thrilled about getting the chance to create a new corner of The Walking Dead universe.  The opportunity to make a show that isn't tethered by the events of the comic book, and is truly a blank page, has set my creativity racing.

While both these shows sound interesting, I'm holding out for a Mad Men spinoff chronicling the hilarious World War II exploits of Roger Sterling. I'm thinking it will be a mix of Perfect Strangers and The Thin Red Line.

The Walking Dead returns to AMC in October. (Source)

Hershel Doesn’t Paint an Optimistic Picture in the New ‘Walking Dead’ Trailer (VIDEO)

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There's a new trailer for The Walking Dead, and it seems to shed a little more light on the plot for season four. When I say 'a little more light,' I do mean a little. After all, you can't glean too much info from 16 seconds of vague footage.

As we know from previous trailers, Rick and the crew are still held up at the prison, and they've refortified since The Governor's attack. But it seems as if those fortifications might not be enough, at least according to Hershel's ominous voice over: 'Everything we've been working so hard to keep out just found it's way in.'

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The New ‘Walking Dead’ Sneak Peek Is Very Horse-Centric

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For reasons unknown, the PR department for The Walking Dead is really pushing Michonne's new horse (a.k.a. Flame). Earlier this month, Entertainment Weekly put out a photo of the anti-zombie equine, and now AMC has released a horse-heavy season four clip. While the idea of slicing zombie heads at a full gallop is pretty cool, I suspect that AMC has signed an under-the-table sponsorship deal with HorseTrader.com.

Other, non-horse-related information we can glean from this new clip is that Rick and the gang still appear to be at the prison, and they've refortified since The Governor's attack. Also, they haven't mastered the art of getting in and out of the complex without being followed by a bunch of zombies. That said, if they did figure out how to do that, it would probably be a much more boring show.

The Walking Dead returns  in October.

‘Walking Dead’ Season Four Promises a ‘Whole Bunch’ of Dead Characters

If Game of Thrones won't be back until next spring, how are we going to get our 'beloved fictional characters dying horrible deaths' fix? I'll tell you how, buddy: The Walking Dead season four.

In a recent in-house interview with AMC, executive producer David Alpert gave a few clues as to what the show has in store. Aside from an 'evolution in the walkers,' Alpert hinted at enough character deaths to satisfy George R.R. Martin.

[T]here’s going to be a whole bunch of people added to the wall...The great thing about this show is that literally every character is on the table...We have no one that is untouchable.

In other words, so-long to the black guy who replaced T-Dog. We hardly knew ye.

The Walking Dead returns to AMC in October.

Stop The Presses: Michonne Rides a Horse In ‘Walking Dead’ Season 4

Are you sitting down? I hope so, because the Walking Dead news I'm about to lay down for you is going to knock you off your f*cking feet. Are you ready?

In season four, Michonne rides a horse! Crazy, right?
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