TV: Walking Dead spinoff

There’s plenty more life left in the “The Walking Dead” franchise — so much so that AMC is launching a spinoff series. On track to premiere in 2015, as of yet untitled companion series is set in the same zombie-infested world as the popular show, but will focus on an all-new cast unrelated to Rick Grimes’ (Andrew Lincoln) dwindling band of survivors.The new series — along with the recently announced “Breaking Bad” spinoff, “Better Call Saul” — will help shore up an AMC slate that had been thinned by the looming ends of to several popular shows. “Breaking Bad” will sign off for good in two more weeks and the network’s flagship "Mad Men" will follow with a less bloody series finale next year. The network also just announced it's whacking "The Killing," Fans don’t have to wait another two years for the zombie apocalypse — the fourth season of “The Walking Dead” premieres Oct. 13 under new showrunner Scott Gimple. More HERE

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