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THE WALKING DEAD: TV GUIDE MAGAZINE GOES INSIDE THE BLOODIEST SEASON YET!

SPECIAL REPORT:  The Power and Pitfalls of Live TV

New York, NY – Superstar zombie slayers Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus from AMC’s blockbuster The Walking Dead are TV Guide Magazine’s new cover stars.  The double issue hits stands this week.

The Walking Dead returns from its midseason finale on Valentine’s Day, set to paint the countryside red. November’s closer left fans hanging by leaving Rick (Lincoln) and his group overrun by zombies, and Daryl (Reedus) assaulted by a trio of thugs. The second half of season six begins with a bloody battle, which finds the cast fighting the most intense zombie invasion yet. Our own honorary walker stalker (and senior writer) Rob Moynihan traveled to the Georgia set for a glimpse of what’s to come. He learned a few things:

Lincoln: “This is the biggest episode we’ve ever done in terms of the amount that happens. This is the greatest jeopardy they’ve all faced, and it’s going to take a lot to save the community.”  

Executive producer and creator Robert Kirkman: “This is a huge turning point for Rick and the group, because there’s a lot of chaos and it’s very brutal.”

Reedus: “For Daryl, he feels like he just let Rick down, and he’s also pretty pissed at this point.”

The second half of Season 6 also marks the beginning of a new chapter for the series, with the introduction of the notorious comic book villain Negan.  For more inside scoop, click HERE  to read the full cover story and view exclusive photos and interview footage.

SPECIAL REPORT ON LIVE TV:  

The good, bad and ugly.  In the wake of Steve Harvey’s Miss Universe gaffe and Ricky Gervais’s profanity-peppered return to the Golden Globes, Chief Content Officer Michael Schneider dives deep into the pitfalls of live television.

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:

Ready to Rock:  An in-depth Q&A with Bobby Cannavale, star of Vinyl, HBO’s highly anticipated series about the ’70s music biz.

Trials and Tribulations:  Cuba Gooding, Jr. sits down with Aubry D’Arminio for a Q&A about the toughest role of his career, playing O.J. Simpson on FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson.

Richard Dreyfuss and Blythe Danner take on felonious financier Bernie Madoff and his deceived wife, Ruth, in ABC’s upcoming miniseries Madoff.

To share or not to share?  Netflix and Amazon execs on their unavailable streaming data; finally, a Friends reunion—or not; how Making a Murderer is impacting procedural crime dramas; the future of Louie, Castle and Bones; and more from inside January’s Television Critics Association press tour.

Dial M for MURDER.  How to Get Away with Murder is back with more killer twists.  Viola Davis sets the scene for the midseason premiere.

Kerry Washington exclusive:  The Scandal star speaks out for the first time about the show’s controversial midseason finale.

Fresh Off The Boat’s resolution for the Chinese New Year:  Stay Funny!  Exclusive behind-the-scenes pictorial with the cast.

AND:

· The Logan Report:  Q&A with General Hospital’s William deVry and Nancy Lee Grahn.

 

· Senior Critic Matt Roush reviews American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, The X-Files, The Magicians and Lucifer.

 

· Primetime Listings, Crossword, Cheers & Jeers, Telenovela, Super Bowl 50, Conor Jessup, Code Black, Sleepy Hollow, Dr. Ken, Scorpion, The Amazing Race, The Flash, The Good Wife, The Barefoot Contessa in Paris and MORE!

 

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Date: 
Friday, January 29, 2016