AMC's "The Walking Dead" opened bigger than ever this past Sunday: 17.3 million viewers tuned in to see the Season 5 premiere. On Monday's edition of KCRW's Press Play, Vox's Todd VanDerWerff and I discussed the phenomenon, among other things:
The zombies are back! AMC’s “The Walking Dead” returned last night after much anticipation, and it looks like the series might have a new hero. We discuss the season 5 premiere, plus issues surrounding the Nielsen ratings and fallout from the molestation allegations against “7th Heaven” actor Stephen Collins in our weekly TV roundup.
Listen by clicking below! (It's at the end of the episode, about 45 minutes in.)