30 Rock 30 Rock was a runaway critical success, winning several major awards (including Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2007, 2008, and 2009 and nominations for every other year it ran), and achieving the esteemed top ranking on a myriad critics' year-end best of 2006-2013 lists. On July 14, 2009, the series was nominated for 22 Primetime Emmy Awards, the most in a single year for a comedy series. Over the course of the series, it was nominated for 112 Emmy awards and won 16, in addition to numerous other nominations and wins from other awards shows. Despite the acclaim, the series struggled in the ratings throughout its run, something which Fey herself has made light of. Development and production Conception During the 2004–2005 pilot season, a pilot was announced named Untitled Tina Fey Project. The series underwent further changes during the months leading up to and following its debut. Filming Music Internet content Casting
Rick Grimes Rick Grimes has been described as an everyman character who emphasizes moral codes and values. Lincoln obtained the role in April 2010; Kirkman felt he was an "amazing find". In preparation for the role, Lincoln sought inspiration from Gary Cooper in his work in the American western film High Noon (1952) as well as the television drama series Breaking Bad. Lincoln has been well received for his portrayal of the character and has been nominated for a Saturn Award for best actor on television. Appearances Comic book series Some time later however, the Governor is revealed to be alive despite being horribly disfigured, and attacks the prison by manipulating his followers into believing Rick's group are marauders. After the prison is made insecure by the attack, Rick and the remaining survivors meet back up at Hershel's farm, where they come upon a new survivors who are on a mission to Washington, D.C., lead by Abraham Ford. Carl survives, initially with minor amnesia.
List of The Walking Dead episodes As of March 30, 2014[update], 51 episodes of The Walking Dead have aired, concluding the fourth season. Series overview Episode list Season 1 (2010) Season 2 (2011–12) Season 3 (2012–13) Season 4 (2013–14) Season 5 (2014–15) On October 29, 2013, AMC renewed The Walking Dead for a fifth season, with Scott M. Michael Cudlitz (Abraham Ford), Josh McDermitt (Eugene Porter), Alanna Masterson (Tara Chambler), Christian Serratos (Rosita Espinosa) and Andrew J. Webisodes Torn Apart (2011) Prior to the start of season 2, a six-episode web series called Torn Apart premiered on October 3, 2011 on AMC's official website. Cold Storage (2012) A four-episode web series entitled Cold Storage was released on October 1, 2012. Set during the zombie apocalypse, Cold Storage follows the story of a young man named Chase as he seeks shelter in a storage facility under the command of a malicious employee named B.J. The Oath (2013) References
Breaking Bad Daryl Dixon After Merle's disappearance, Daryl begins to shed his aloof personality and starts to bond with the group. The character eventually becomes the cooperative right-hand man of protagonist Rick Grimes, and leads several supply runs. He is one of the longest surviving characters of the television series. Fictional character biography In their childhood, Daryl and his older brother, Merle, lived with an abusive, alcoholic father, Will. In season 2, Daryl is shown to be calmer and more cooperative and has developed fledgling friendships with various group members. After Lori and T-Dog are killed in season 3, episode 4, Rick goes crazy for a while. When he thinks that Carol is dead, he puts a single Cherokee Rose on her grave. After Merle is killed by the Governor and becomes a walker, Daryl is forced to put him down. Daryl is one of the main characters of the show not to become infected in the early episodes of season 4. Weapons Development and reception References
Attack on Titan Attack on Titan (進撃の巨人, Shingeki no Kyojin?, lit. "Advancing Giants") is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. Attack on Titan has become a commercial success, with over 36 million volumes in circulation as of April 2014. Overview Setting Over one hundred years prior to the beginning of the story, giant humanoid creatures called Titans (巨人, Kyojin?) Very little is known about the Titans and their origins. Plot The story of Attack on Titan centers around the adventures of Eren Yeager, his adopted sister Mikasa Ackerman, and their friend Armin Arlert. During the ensuing battle with Titans, Eren discovers, by accident, that he possesses the ability to transform into a Titan at will. Production Media Manga Written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama, Attack on Titan began serialization in Kodansha's monthly publication Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in its September 2009 issue. Light novel Anime Video games Other media
Zombie wiki Zombies are fictional undead creatures regularly encountered in horror and fantasy themed works. They are typically depicted as mindless, reanimated corpses with a hunger for human flesh, and particularly for human brains in some depictions. Some zombies are inspired from Haitian Vodun; while others, like the ones in George A. Romero's film Night of the Living Dead, do not have that same direct connection. Zombies have a complex literary heritage, with antecedents ranging from Richard Matheson and H. P. The flesh-hungry undead have been a fixture of world mythology dating at least since The Epic of Gilgamesh, in which the goddess Ishtar promises: I will knock down the Gates of the Netherworld, I will smash the door posts, and leave the doors flat down, and will let the dead go up to eat the living! And the dead will outnumber the living! The actor T. A young zombie (Kyra Schon) feeding on human flesh, from Night of the Living Dead (1968) "The kids in the audience were stunned.
Game of Thrones (TV series) Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created for HBO by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is titled A Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones has obtained an exceptionally broad and active international fan base. Plot Game of Thrones roughly follows the three story lines of A Song of Ice and Fire. Set in the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, the series chronicles the violent dynastic struggles among the realm's noble families for control of the Iron Throne. The novels and their adaptation derive settings, characters and plot elements from much of European history. A principal inspiration for the novels were the English Wars of the Roses (1455–85) between the houses of Lancaster and York, reflected in Martin's houses of Lannister and Stark. Cast and characters Production Conception and development Adaptation schedule
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