Key members of “The Walking Dead” team will appear at NAB Show, which takes place in Las Vegas in April. Cast member Steven Yeun, “The Walking Dead” comic book creator and series executive producer Robert Kirkman and AMC President Charlie Collier are confirmed to participate in the general session “More of What You Crave: The World of ‘The Walking Dead,’” scheduled for Tuesday, April 14 from 9:00-10:00 a.m.
The session, moderated by Michael Schneider of TV Guide, will provide an insider’s perspective to the expansive world of “The Walking Dead,” while also exploring the key elements underpinning the show’s continued success in this “golden age” of television and AMC’s commitment to delivering content that breaks through and reaches passionate audiences. After the session, NAB Show attendees will be able to visit with the panelists in the “Crave Cave,” a new feature of the conference program designed to provide speakers with a comfortable place where they can engage with fans following their sessions.
“The Walking Dead” is the #1 show on television among adults 18-49 across all broadcast and cable networks. The show’s record-breaking season five premiere drew 17.3 million total viewers and 11 million adults 18-49.
“The runaway success of ‘The Walking Dead’ exemplifies the power of compelling content,” said Chris Brown, NAB executive vice president of Conventions and Business Operations. “We are delighted to host some of the show’s key talent at NAB Show as they take us behind the scenes of one of the most beloved shows on television today.”
This open-to-all General Session will take place on Tuesday, April 14 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. PT in South Hall Room 222 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. To attend this and other sessions, view registration packages at http://www.nabshow.com/attend/registration-packages.
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