/// AMC Orders a Fifth Helping of The Walking Dead
Ravaged by a killer flu and the ever-present hordes of ravenous Walkers, things are looking decidedly grim for the characters on AMC’s T he Walking Dead . But at least a handful of survivors will persevere, as the network on Tuesday announced it has picked up the series for a fifth season. The decision was a no-brainer. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, The Walking Dead is TV’s highest-rated scripted series, averaging 14.3 million viewers and a staggering 7.4 in the 18-49 demo. (The runner-up?