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TV News: Dead, Camp, Simpsons, Cedar

By Garth Franklin Wednesday October 2nd 2013 05:36AM
TV News: Dead, Camp, Simpsons, Cedar

The Walking Dead
Ahead of the fourth season, AMC has launched the three-part web series, "The Walking Dead: The Oath" which is set before events in the pilot. It introduces Karina and Paul, a duo who struggle to survive.

Camp
NBC has opted to cancel its dramedy "Camp" after one season. Rachel Griffiths led the series which depicted a summer camp for adults and their kids.

Screening over the summer, the series averaged a mere 1.2 rating per episode. [Source: The Live Feed]

Ratings
In their second weeks, NBC's "The Blacklist" and FOX's "Sleepy Hollow" held steady, dropping just 5% and 3% in their second and third week respectively. 'Blacklist' scored a 3.6/10 rating and 12.1 million viewers, while 'Hollow' nabbed a 3.0/8 rating.

New sitcom "We Are Men" debuted to a 2.0/5 and 6.4 million viewers, making it CBS' lowest-rated in-season comedy premiere ever. [Source: Deadline]

The Simpsons
"The Simpsons" executive producer Al Jean has revealed that an "iconic character" will be killed off in an upcoming episode of the 25th season.

Jean won't say who but does confirm the actor playing the character won an Emmy for playing that character. The most common guess at the moment is Kelsey Grammer's Sideshow Bob. [Source: Gawker]

Cedar Cove
Hallmark Channel has renewed the Andie MacDowell-led drama "Cedar Cove" for a second season. McDowell plays a small-town family court judge.

The series is the network's first-ever primetime scripted series, and propelled the network to become the top rating cable network on Saturdays in that timeslot. [Source: The Live Feed]

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