Entertainment Weekly has made
it’s its pick of the best new show on TV, the magazine reports.
The show is AMC’s magnum corpus delightful, "The Walking Dead."
Here’s an anecdote series star Andrew Lincoln tells EW happened when he was first approached about the show: " ‘I got an e-mail outlining the project,’ says Lincoln. ‘The first thing I read was ‘AMC.’ I went, ‘Great! I’ve been waiting for an AMC opportunity!’ Then it said ‘The Walking Dead.’ Terrific title. Then the names. ‘Frank Darabont.’ ‘Gale Anne Hurd.’ Great. And then it said ‘Zombie survival horror.’ I think I actually did a literal double take. I was like, ‘Really?!’ "
Here are the links to various stories EW wrote about "The Walking Dead" in the issue wherein it picked it as the best new show on TV:
‘The Walking Dead’: Let’s meet our zombie cover stars!
‘The Walking Dead’: This week’s EW cover story goes behind the scenes on TV’s best new show
‘Night of the Living Dead’: How a 42-year-old zombie movie refuses to die
‘The Walking Dead’ recap: The Sound, The Fury, and the Zombies
‘Walking Dead’ creator Robert Kirkman talks sbout last night’s episode, ‘Vatos’