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We watched that live… It was not nearly as good. The commercials broke the tension. We had watched the other episodes with blankets over our heads. I hate to say this to the AMC executives and everybody else in the business, but I will never watch ‘Walking Dead’ live again.

NBC executive Jeff Gaspin, admitting that he and his son found the AMC series Walking Dead much more compelling without advertisements and without having to watch the show on AMC’s schedule.