‘The Walking Dead’ to Debut Off-Net on MyNetworkTV

The Walking Dead’s zombies are spreading, but this time in the very best way possible. The AMC cable television channel that has been running The Walking Dead since it first premiered in 2010 just gave the broadcaster, MyNetworkTV an exclusive off-net debut of the show. The number 1 show on television among adults 18-49 is extending its reach by allowing viewers the chance to watch on primetime. The Walking Dead will be aired with back-to-back episodes on broadcast television for one night a week.

This will be The Walking Dead’s first off-net deal, and it comes as they are wrapping up their 4th season. Fox International Channels are already distributing this zombie series worldwide. MyNetworkTV airs in the majority of the country, on Fox Television Stations in several markets.  The famous cable network will be adding the hottest television show to their lineup, and most of couldn’t be more excited to see more zombies, drama and Rick Grimes (played by Andrew Lincoln) fighting off ‘walkers.’

The Walking Dead premiered on October 31, 2010 on AMC. They opened to 5.35 million viewers, and have since then aired the season 4 premiere episode to 16.11 million viewers. The series is based on the series of comic books by the same name. In the midst of their 4th season, The Walking Dead fans can expect 16 episodes this season, with the finale to premiere on Sunday, March 30.

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Lena Dunham Revealed her New Book Cover on Instagram

Lena Dunham revealed the cover of her new book Girl via Instagram today.
Lena Dunham revealed the cover of her new book ‘Not That Kind of Girl’ via Instagram today.

Lena Dunham has made waves with her controversial, yet relatable television series Girls, which she executive produces and stars in, and now she has revealed the cover of her upcoming book, Not That Kind of Girl. Dunham instagrammed a mockup of the book’s cover today, which reminds us of retro book covers from the past. The 27 year old captioned the Instagram photo with “It’s official. Coming 10/7/14,” so you can pick up your very own copy on October 7th. The official description of Not That Kind of Girl from Dunham herself includes a line that states “…This book contains stories about wonderful nights with terrible boys and terrible days with wonderful friends, about ambition and the two existential crises I had before the age of twenty…” Will you be picking up a copy come this fall?

Lena Dunham became a memorable actress for her role in Girls as Hannah, an aspiring writer in her mid-twenties trying to survive friendships and boys in New York City. As both the main character and the executive producer for the show, Dunham has received a lot of news coverage, which tries to dissect the harsh, yet realistic world of her female generation. The show airs on HBO and is currently on its 3rd season, which started in January. The series has already been renewed for a 4th season, and is set to air in 2015.

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