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New Details Emerge On Darabont's "Walking Dead" Exit

New Details Emerge On Darabont's "Walking Dead" Exit

The firing of show-runner and executive producer Frank Darabont from AMC's hit "Walking Dead" TV show has raised many questions, and new details point to financial fights at the heart of the change.

AMC Releases Statement on "Walking Dead" Creative Shake Up

AMC Releases Statement on "Walking Dead" Creative Shake Up

AMC has released an official statement on the departure of "Frank Darabont as "The Walking Dead's" showrunner, officially naming writer/producer Glen Mazzara as his replacement.

Frank Darabont Exits "The Walking Dead"

Frank Darabont Exits "The Walking Dead"

Frank Darabont, who was instrumental in bringing Robert Kirkman's comic "The Walking Dead" to television, has reportedly stepped down as showrunner for AMC's hit zombie series.

PRESS RELEASE: Fox International Channels Announces "The Walking Dead" Season 2 Launch Dates

CCI: Kirkman & Darabont Liven Up the "Walking Dead" Panel

CCI: Kirkman & Darabont Liven Up the "Walking Dead" Panel

The cast and crew of AMC's "The Walking Dead" discuss Season Two, new emotional hurdles for the survivors and what that zombie blood is made of.

CCI: "The Walking Dead" Cast And Creators Talk Season Two

CCI: "The Walking Dead" Cast And Creators Talk Season Two

CBR spoke with the cast and crew of "The Walking Dead" about season two, plot differences between the comic and the TV show, and what to look for in casting a zombie.

AMC Releases "Walking Dead" Season 2 Photos

AMC Releases "Walking Dead" Season 2 Photos

AMC has released two photos from the second season of the hit zombie series "The Walking Dead." Created by Robert Kirkman and adapted for television by Frank Darabont, season two is slated to debut in the fall.

Will "Walking Dead" Season 2 Face Budget Cuts?

Will "Walking Dead" Season 2 Face Budget Cuts?

"The Walking Dead" showrunner Frank Darabont says the budget for the show's second season may be in jeopardy of being cut by AMC. Will the zombie series pass the grade with a smaller budget?

SPINOFF: King Confirms "Walking Dead" Rumors

SPINOFF: King Confirms "Walking Dead" Rumors

Horror icon Stephen King has confirmed that he is in talks with AMC to write an episode of the network's hit zombie series "The Walking Dead," adding that his son, "Locke & Key" creator Joe Hill, may co-script.

"The Walking Dead" Looks Forward at PaleyFest 2011

"The Walking Dead" Looks Forward at PaleyFest 2011

Cast and Crew of AMC's "The Walking Dead" assembled at the 28th Annual William S. Paley Television Festival on Friday to tease aspects of the upcoming second season and their first zombie encounters.

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: âThe Walking Deadâ Comics to TV

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: “The Walking Dead” Comics to TV

In this exclusive featurette clip from Anchor Bay's upcoming Blu-ray release of "The Walking Dead," the cast and crew of the show discuss how the comic book was often used as a storyboard for the hit AMC series.

AMC, McFarlane Toys Announce "Walking Dead" Action Figures

AMC, McFarlane Toys Announce "Walking Dead" Action Figures

AMC is teaming with McFarlane Toys to produce a line of action figures based on characters from "The Walking Dead," the acclaimed TV series adapted from the comic of the same name.

Kirkman Vs. "The Walking Dead," Part 2

Kirkman Vs. "The Walking Dead," Part 2

CBR News talks further with creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman about the difficulties of killing television characters, rumors of behind-the-scenes problems and his own future with "The Walking Dead."

Kirkman Vs. "The Walking Dead," Part 1

Kirkman Vs. "The Walking Dead," Part 1

Comic book creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman spoke with CBR about his hit television series, the exhausting promotion process and deviations the show has taken from the original source material.

"Walking Dead" Rides Ratings High At End

"Walking Dead" Rides Ratings High At End

Surprising very few viewers at this point, AMC's adaptation of Robert Kirkman and company's "The Walking Dead" gained again in the ratings race as its final episode of the year debuted on Sunday night.

"Walking Dead" Numbers Rise

"Walking Dead" Numbers Rise

With its fifth episode, the AMC adaptation of Robert Kirkman and company's Image comic earns its highest ratings yet, bucking trends and possibly expectations to make "The Walking Dead" the hit of the year.

"Walking Dead" Ratings Remain Strong

"Walking Dead" Ratings Remain Strong

With its fourth episode, AMC's adaptation of "The Walking Dead" showed a slight decline in overall numbers, but the show continues its stellar showing in a crowded cable landscape.

"Walking Dead" Rises In Ratings

"Walking Dead" Rises In Ratings

With its third episode, AMC's adaptation of "The Walking Dead" showed a dramatic ratings boost, pointing the way towards a very favorable reception for Robert Kirkman and company's stories on the small screen.

SPINOFF: "The Walking Dead" Recap

SPINOFF: "The Walking Dead" Recap

This week’s episode of "The Walking Dead" delivers much of the emotional punch of the premiere as Rick reunites with his family, Lori grapples with guilt and Daryl Dixon learns what happened to his brother Merle.

"Walking Dead" Earns High Ratings, Second Season

"Walking Dead" Earns High Ratings, Second Season

Riding a wave of buzz from its U.S. debut, the AMC adaptation of Robert Kirkman and company's Image comic broke records for international audiences and has already been given a 13-episode second season.

SPINOFF: AMC Streams "Walking Dead" Premiere

SPINOFF: AMC Streams "Walking Dead" Premiere

For those who missed the beginning of the zombie apocalypse on Halloween, AMC is streaming the first episode of "The Walking Dead" in its entirety for a limited time. SPINOFF has the video and details.

"Walking Dead" A Ratings Smash

"Walking Dead" A Ratings Smash

With 5.3 million viewers, the AMC adaptation of Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard's zombie epic netted the biggest audience in the network's history and the biggest cable debut of the year.

Keep Up With "The Walking Dead"

Keep Up With "The Walking Dead"

With the AMC television series debuting this weekend, CBR wants to make sure you're up to date with all of our "Walking Dead" coverage, so click here to shamble along with all of our interviews, previews and reviews!

SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Walking Dead"

SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Walking Dead"

SPINOFF reviews the pilot episode of "The Walking Dead," calling the series premiere a success thanks to brilliant performances from Andrew Lincoln and Lennie James, not to mention Greg Nicotero's zombie effects.

CBR At "The Walking Dead" Premiere

CBR At "The Walking Dead" Premiere

Cast, crew and the undead converged in Hollywood for the premiere of AMC's "The Walking Dead," where the series creator was in attendance, stars lined up for photos and zombies lumbered down the red carpet.

"The Walking Dead" Infects The World

"The Walking Dead" Infects The World

On Tuesday, zombie hordes struck a number of the world's most iconic and famous landmarks. In Boston, Massachusetts, not even Rick Grimes himself could save the Washington Monument from the shambling undead.

NYCC: Enduring "The Walking Dead"

NYCC: Enduring "The Walking Dead"

CBR News spoke with "The Walking Dead" actors Andrew Lincoln (Rick), Sarah Wayne Callies (Lori) and Jon Bernthal (Shane) about their time spent surviving the upcoming AMC zombie series.

NYCC: Surviving "The Walking Dead"

NYCC: Surviving "The Walking Dead"

CBR News spoke with "The Walking Dead" actors Steven Yeun (Glenn), Laurie Holden (Andrea) and Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon) about their experiences bringing the AMC zombie series to unlife.

REVIEW: "The Walking Dead: Days Gone Bye"

REVIEW: "The Walking Dead: Days Gone Bye"

The first episode of AMC's "The Walking Dead" lays the groundwork for a show more about the horror of survival than the horror of zombie hordes, though it certainly offers that in a moody, thoughtful series opener.

NYCC: Creating "The Walking Dead"

NYCC: Creating "The Walking Dead"

CBR News spoke with "The Walking Dead" comic book creator and producer Robert Kirkman and director, writer and producer Frank Darabont about bringing their gory AMC zombie series to life.

NYCC: Producing "The Walking Dead"

NYCC: Producing "The Walking Dead"

CBR News spoke with "The Walking Dead" producer Gale Anne Hurd about bringing the zombie apocalypse to life, what drew her to Robert Kirkman's source material in the first place and AMC's support of guts and gore.

NYCC: "The Walking Dead" Panel

NYCC: "The Walking Dead" Panel

Frank Darabont, Gale Anne Hurd, Robert Kirkman and the cast of "The Walking Dead" gathered for their panel at NYCC, premiering action-packed exclusive clips from the first two episodes of the AMC series.

AMC Releases "Walking Dead" Mini-Documentary

AMC Releases "Walking Dead" Mini-Documentary

AMC has released a 17-minute behind-the-scenes documentary on the development and making of "The Walking Dead" featuring series creator Robert Kirkman, director Frank Darabont and members of the cast and crew.

VIDEO: New "Walking Dead" Commercial

VIDEO: New "Walking Dead" Commercial

AMC has released a new 30 second commercial spot for the live-action adaptation of the acclaimed zombie comic series featuring a few new scenes sure to whet the appetite of fans who have been clamoring for the show.

PRESS RELEASE: AMC Features The Walking Dead at NY Comic Con

PRESS RELEASE: Things From Another World Sponsors Screening of AMC's The Walking Dead Television Series

AMC Releases "The Walking Dead" Trailer

AMC Releases "The Walking Dead" Trailer

AMC has released the four-plus minute long "Walking Dead" teaser that had thousands of fans talking during this summer's CCI along with the official debut date of October 31 and an expanded 90 minute runtime.

Frank Darabont Directs "The Walking Dead"

Frank Darabont Directs "The Walking Dead"

CBR News spoke with Frank Darabont at Comic-Con International about his work on "The Walking Dead," his experiences as a comic book fan and genre lover, the work of artist Drew Struzan and much more.

Robert Kirkman Creates "The Walking Dead"

Robert Kirkman Creates "The Walking Dead"

As the creator of the comic book series and an executive producer on the show, Robert Kirkman knows a thing or two about "The Walking Dead." CBR spoke with the writer at CCI about his experience on the AMC series.

Gale Anne Hurd Produces "The Walking Dead"

Gale Anne Hurd Produces "The Walking Dead"

CBR News spoke with veteran Hollywood producer Gale Anne Hurd during Comic-Con International about her work on "The Walking Dead," the origins of the AMC series and the level of violence featured on the show.

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