Article submitted by Brian S. Kiefat @ The Ready Center
Well, here it is… After months of anticipation, excitement (and a great deal of frustration), AMC’s The Walking Dead returns to us tonight at 9pm (8pm Central Standard Time). Tonight is the fist of sixteen episodes planned for season 5. To be honest, I was pretty upset when I heard season 5 was only going to be 16 episodes! I mean, does AMC really think that we the fans won’t be able to support an additional 4 episodes to round it off at an even twenty?! (to tell AMC you want 20 episodes in season 6 click here) After I calmed down from that self inflicted hysteria, I recalled how far The Walking Dead has actually come. When season 1 first came out it was unheard of, unsupported, and was only a measly 6 episodes. Fast forward to now and you have the most watched drama in basic cable history. Why? Three words – Basic Human Survival.
Yes, The Walking Dead has (more…)