The Walking Dead (AMC)
Talking Dead (AMC)
AMC announced today that the top-rated show on TV would return for a seventh season next year. Aftershow Talking Dead will also be back
Today’s news also comes off a rise in the ratings for TWD earlier this week in Live+Same Day results. In just-released Live+3 numbers, the third episode of Season 6 of The Walking Dead drew 18.2 million total viewers and 12.0 million among adults 18-49, 39% and 42% jumps, respectively, from the Live +SD results. Up a tick in both categories from the L+3 of third episode of the fifth season, it’s also up 7% in total viewers and 8% among adults 18-49 from the L+3 results of the October 18 episode, the second of the current season.
Netflix has picked up a fifth season of Longmire….”Longmire will return to Netflix for Season 5.”
Ride With Norman Reedus (AMC)
AMC has greenlit Ride With Norman Reedus (working title), a six-episode reality series starring actor Norman Reedus…The new show, in which biker-enthusiast Reedus explores local motorcycle culture in cities around the country
Ride, which will premiere in 2016, showcases some of the best collectors, mechanics and motorcycle craftsmen around the country as well as different types of motorcycles including vintage, minis and cruisers. Each episode will begin in a different city where Reedus and his riding companion – a fellow actor, musician, friend, or local chopper fanatic who shares his passion for motorcycles – will stop at various locales such as custom bike shops, tattoo parlors, collector’s warehouses, or a roadside smokehouse.
13 Reasons Why (Netflix)
Netflix has given….13 Reasons Why…a straight-to-series order. Brian Yorkey…wrote the pilot.
When Clay Jenson plays the casette tapes he received in a mysterious package, he’s surprised to hear the voice of dead classmate Hannah Baker. He’s one of 13 people who receive Hannah’s story, which details the circumstances that led to her suicide. Clay spends the rest of the day and long into the night listening to Hannah’s voice and going to the locations she wants him to visit. The text alternates, sometimes quickly, between Hannah’s voice (italicized) and Clay’s thoughts as he listens to her words, which illuminate betrayals and secrets that demonstrate the consequences of even small actions.
Fox has reduced the episode order for midseason drama “Lookinglass”
The first season of the Frankenstein drama will air 11 episodes instead of the planned 13. The cut comes as a result of the network’s full slate of dramas, including the upcoming ” X-Files” and “Lucifer”
The Muppets (ABC)
ABC has given a full-season order to freshman comedy “The Muppets”
The latest TV adaptation of the Jim Henson franchise…will air a total of 16 episodes.
The series’ most recent outing drew a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49 and 4.3 million total viewers.
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