Walking Dead Promotions

TVLine Items: Walking Dead Promotes Three, Supergirl Flies to NYCC and More

Alexandria might feel a little crowded when The Walking Dead returns.

The AMC drama has promoted Tovah Feldshuh, Alexandra Breckenridge and Austin Nichols — who play Deanna Monroe, Jessie Anderson and Spencer Monroe, respectively — to series regulars for Season 6, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The trio, who recurred throughout Season 5, brings the show’s series-regular total to a whopping 18 cast members.

The Walking Dead returns Sunday, Oct. 11, at 9/8c with a 90-minute premiere.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Warner Bros. TV is bringing to New York Comic-Con next month the freshman series Supergirl, Blindspot, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Containment, as well as returning faves Gotham and Person of Interest. (Get details.)

* CNN will make the upcoming Republican presidential debate (Sept. 16, 8/7c) available to stream for free via CNN.com or the CNN apps on iOS and Android, Mashable reports.

* The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show will air Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 10/9c on CBS.

* 24 vet Dennis Haysbert will co-star in Undercover, BBC America’s upcoming drama about a woman who discovers her husband has been lying to her for years, just as she is poised to become England’s first African-American Director of Public Prosecutions. Haysbert will play Rudy Jones, a man who has been on death row for 20 years, wrongly imprisoned for murder.

* Project Runway Junior — a spinoff of the original fashion competition series, which focuses on 13-to-17-year-old designers — will premiere Thursday, Nov. 12, at 9/8c on Lifetime.

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14 Comments
  1. J.R. says:

    I smiled when I read the series regular promotion bit, sounds like a ‘fool me twice’ situation. Last time this happened, they announced pre-season that Andrew J. West (Gareth) has been promoted to a series regular. SPOILER: He died 3 episodes later.

  2. Azerty says:

    As an old fan of One Tree Hill (yes even the latest season) I am glad to see Austin Nichols back on my tv! I was so surprised to see him when he opened the door for Sasha!

  3. Madison says:

    I am not a fan of Jessie for some reason…she just bugs me. I hope she gets eaten quickly. Ugh that makes me terrible.

    • justsaying says:

      I concur. And i don’t feel awful about it at all. Like our main characters, I’m over people being that weak at this point in the zombie apocalypse. If you aren’t trying to get stronger and survive by now, then you’re just going to get someone else eaten.

    • Bailey says:

      You are not the only one. I rather see Lori come back from the dead than for Jessie to be with Rick. I just don’t see any chemistry between them. All I see is two good looking people giving each other the eyes. I hope she bites the dust this season because I don’t know how much longer I can take her. It’s ashame because I actually like the actress but she seems so out of place on this show.

  4. Wordsmith says:

    WHO’S DEANNA?

  5. Rainy says:

    LOL ‘England’s first African-American Director’. I doubt she’s American if she’s England’s first anything? xD

  6. Spence says:

    Based on the season 6 trailer, it doesn’t look like Alexandra’s promotion will mean very much for very long.

  7. Jimmy says:

    18 series regular cast members… looks like A LOT of people will be dying this season on TWD…