AMC is getting us excited (and creeped out) with this trailer for its new series The Walking Dead, from producer/writer/director Frank Darabont and based on Robert Kirkman’s comic book about a zombie apocalypse. The series debuts, fittingly, on Halloween at 10pm as part of AMC’s Fearfest horror marathon. The premiere is 90 minutes; subsequent episodes will be an hour long.
On the Monday, Sept. 21, episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated; check local listings for time and channel in your area), Oprah goes back to the 1960s. Inspired by AMC’s hit series Mad Men, Oprah offers a blast-from-the-past ’60s-themed set, a studio audience decked out in their best ’60s costumes, and appearances by Mad Men stars Jon Hamm and January Jones. There will also be a performance by the Jersey Boys and some surprise guests. Even Oprah goes a little Mad as she dons a one-of-a-kind dress created by Mad Men‘s Emmy-winning costume designer, Janie Bryant. And O also […]
Here’s a look at the various specials and movies airing on and around this Memorial Day, which remember those who have served in the military, and particularly those who were lost. All times are Eastern. Programming subject to updates; check back for changes and additions. My Vietnam Your Iraq (encore) — PBS, May (check local listings). Vietnam War veterans who have children who served in Iraq tell their stories. The program showcases the pride and fear a family shares when one is deployed. The War (encore) — PBS, May (check local listings). Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s epic, seven-part 2007 […]
Atlanta native IronE Singleton, who plays T-Dog on AMC’s The Walking Dead, took time to talk to us — on his birthday, of all days! Although he was extremely tight-lipped on upcoming storylines for The Walking Dead — well, besides saying “things are going to get even crazier” — he was able to share a little bit more about himself. 1. You’re at a magazine rack and can only pick three titles. Which ones do you choose? Entertainment Weekly, People and Essence. 2. If your TV only carried three networks, which three would you have to have? AMC, of course. […]