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[TV] Exclusive New Look At “The Walking Dead”; Details For Superbowl TV Spot Premiere!

For the second year in a row, Time Warner Cable will promote its innovative products and services during the Super Bowl, on February 3, with the debut of a TV spot featuring AMC’s Emmy Award-winning series The Walking Dead.” The company partnered with AMC to produce the 30-second spot, featuring series star Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon), which will be seen across its footprint in 44 markets as part of its Enjoy Better brand campaign.

Leading up to game day, customers will see teaser activity, via online media, including Time Warner Cable’s Twitter (@TWC) and English and Spanish Facebook pages. On game day, customers can log on to Time Warner Cable’s YouTube channel to view two exclusive teasers right before the game!

AMC’s “The Walking Dead” returns for the second half of its third season on Sunday, February 10 at 9pm ET/PT.

The Time Warner Cable Enjoy Shows Better partnership with AMC helps our customers engage more deeply with the shows they love, in this case, ’The Walking Dead,’ currently the most watched drama series on television,” said Jeffrey A. Hirsch, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Residential Services for Time Warner Cable. “This partnership is a solid demonstration of how we are able to merge our very best products and services with the very best in programming and offer it to our customers so that they can enjoy it even better.

This campaign uniquely and cleverly captures the spirit of ‘The Walking Dead’ as well as featuring one of the series’ most iconic characters, Daryl Dixon,” said Charlie Collier, President and General Manager of AMC. “We are thrilled to be working with Time Warner Cable to bring fans of ‘The Walking Dead,’ one of television’s most passionate and engaged audiences, even better ways to experience and re-experience the zombie apocalypse.

In addition, Time Warner Cable will launch the Enjoy Shows Better: “The Walking Dead” Sweepstakes on Friday, February 8th. Fans of Time Warner Cable’s Facebook pages will be able to answer daily trivia questions about AMC’s “The Walking Dead” as well as see why Time Warner Cable’s products and services are better than ever. Fans can enter for a chance to win a trip for two to meet the cast of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” in San Diego this July, one year of Time Warner Cable Digital TV, Broadband Internet service, and more.

Customers can enter through March 13th. The Grand Prize winner will be selected around March 14th.



  • Zombie-Killa

    I guess I’m the only one, who doesn’t give a shit about The Walking Dead’s return next Sunday. It turned into a mess of shit towards the end, but American Horror Story: Asylum filled my void for horror-based shows.

    I dunno. The Walking Dead has been gone for so long, and I honestly don’t have the urge to see anymore, because the hiatus kind of killed my interest level in this show. I’ll still watch next Sunday, though.

    • fmyers1

      COMPLETELY agree with you. Something happened to TWD, not sure what… But its not good as it used to be. American Horror really saved horror on TV last year (and probably this year too). And I really liked Lori (probably because Prison Break), and I didnt it was a good move she gets killed off so fast on season 3…

    • wildgator25

      Awww nawww Zombie Killa, and we were just becoming friends, lol. I understand that the layoff upsets some people, but I would rather have a 2 month hiatus than waiting 9 plus months for the next season.

      I can’t speak for the future episodes as I don’t know what they hold per se, BUT if they are ANYTHING like the comics, you won’t be disappointed with the outcome of the Governor vs. Rick this season.

      However, they will need to make a stand next season and move the Live series away from the comics. There is a stretch of comics that would lead to extremely boring television. That is until the hopeful/eventful arrival of Negan….. then holy shit we will all be in for a treat! You ain’t seen shit like this fucking nutjob!

      • Zombie-Killa

        LULZ wildgator! I hope we can move past this hurdle in our ongoing friendship!

        I dunno, man. I mean, I get the whole point of the layoff. It’s suppose to have you foaming at the mouth for the long awaited return, but this hiatus had the COMPLETE opposite effect on me.

        Although, me having no knowledge of the comics is a good thing, because I can still expect some shocking surprises.

      • weresmurf

        Oh come on. Negan is just the Governor all over again. Same deal. Same situation more or less. TWD is starting to get long in the tooth as far as the comic series goes. I love the comic series but its GOT to move beyond its current circular habit of ‘find group, group seems good, trouble happens, leave group, move on, find group, trouble happens, leave group, move on…’ Something like WWZ, maybe the Govt DOES reform and starts taking back America slowly like in WWZ, who knows. Just SOMETHING to actually propel the damn story ahead just a LITTLE.

  • deandean1990

    Unfortunately, I have to agree. I was the biggest fan up through season 2. When I watched the first half of season 3, I watched episodes if I remembered to, but I never made it a regular thing every week. I am not really salivating for the return, I feel like I have just slowly lost interest, and the hiatus pretty much killed it for me. I will be buying the Blu Ray though, just to have it next to the first 2 seasons.

  • lovezoid

    Damn, the zombie make-up on this show consistently impresses me. I think its the best I’ve seen since the Dawn of the Dead remake.

  • weresmurf

    I knew it. That’s just the bike zombie girl all over again…

    • weresmurf

      i.e. I was wondering how long it was going to be til they started recycling the zombie makeup due to AMC being tightarses…

    • djblack1313

      weresmurf, how so? do you mean her face or ??? we can’t see her body (if it’s like Bicycle girl’s torn apart body).

      • weresmurf

        The head. Obviously not the body. It’s not a bad thing to reuse makeup designs, obviously there’s going to be only so many, or maybe I’m completely wrong and its just coincidence, but putting them side by side its like the head is just being reused?

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