Buckle up, zombie lovers: AMC's monster hit "The Walking Dead" is back this week for an all-new season, and promising more blood-and-guts action than ever. Gone are the slow pacing and navel-gazing of Season 2 (thank goodness), replaced by a sped-up narrative, a fresh location to explore (a creepy prison), and the long-awaited arrival of two fan-favorite characters from the comics. We're combing through all the Season 3 hype to give you five things to watch for this season.
Last season saw Sheriff Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his band of survivors set up shop at a farm run by kindly animal doctor Hershel, only to see it overrun by a herd of walkers on the finale. It also saw the death of a few major characters, most notably wise old Dale (torn apart by walkers) and macho alpha dude Shane (offed by Rick, then zombiefied and shot by Carl). And as readers of the comics can tell you, absolutely no one in the cast is safe. We can't tell you who's going to make it out of this seasonRead More »from ‘The Walking Dead’: Five things to watch for this season