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The conspiracy behind Rubicon’s cancellation

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Connect the dots.

The story is simple enough: Will Travers, a worker for an intelligence agency consultant API, discovers an encrypted message across crossword puzzles from several dates. The first person he tells this discovery to, his superior, dies in a mysterious train accident. After being promoted, Travers begins to probe further, running up against intense truths and characters like Kale Ingram, an almost-villain who rivals Ben from Lost.

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Inside The Walking Dead episode six, “TS-19”

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AMC has been kind enough to release a behind-scenes look at the final episode of the series’ first season (warning — the vid contains SPOILERS).

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Breaking Bad rerun marathon kicks off this Wednesday

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When season 3 of Breaking Bad ended in a massive cliffhanger, fans became overwhelmingly distraught at the prospect of waiting an entire year for a new season. Now AMC is re-airing Mr. White’s entire descent into villainy so far in 2 back-to-back episodes every Wednesday from Dec. 6 to March 11, 2011.

The station’s definitely trying to keep the buzz alive until the fourth — and for our and creator Vince Gilligan’s sake final — season.

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The Walking Dead: Season 1 Episode 1 Recap

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The first episode of AMC’s The Walking Dead begins with sherriff’s deputy Rick Grimes blowing out the brains of a zombie girl.

The rest — the background of the scene, the abandoned cars the rotting corpses — is left begging for answers, which come slowly.

It’s a cynical hook-the-viewer-as-fast-as-possible intro that has little to do with the rest of the episode, and it’s hardly necessary given the buzz the series has received. But, who cares? Exploding zombie heads are fun. And the rest of the show was hardly disappointing. I can forgive it a cynical introduction.

Read our spoiler-laden episode recap below.

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The Walking Dead — Trailers, pre-screenings, and more

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Heads up New York Comic Con. AMC will preview the first full scenes of their highly anticipated new television series, The Walking Dead, on Sunday, October 10 at 2:15 PM in the IGN Theater. The event includes a panel discussion with producers and actors about the shooting process, followed by a Q&A session.

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The Walking Dead trailer released

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The trailer for AMC’s The Walking Dead is online and it looks very promising. It’s the same trailer that leaked earlier this month, but instead of the shaky handheld video from the crowd at Comic-Con, you can finally see the trailer in all its beautiful, zombiefied glory.

If the production values in the trailer are truly indicative of the show, it might just be another hit for AMC. The show has a powerful pedigree: Based off Robert Kirkman’s hugely-popular The Walking Dead comic series, the show has a stunning list of producers and writers. From the AMC website:

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