“Talking Dead” to Run 90 Minutes Following “Walking Dead” Season 7 Premiere!

AMC is set to air a 90-minute edition of Talking Dead on Sunday, October 23. Following the Season 7 premiere of  The Walking Dead 12 stars that appeared in the cliff-hanger season 6 finale. Executive producer Scott M. Gimple and series creator Robert Kirkman will appear.

Exciting Fan Giveaway!

An exciting giveaway is happening in conjunction with the premiere of everyone’s favorite fall show.  2000-plus fans are getting the chance to win tickets to a screening of Walking Dead Season premiere at 6 PM. This is the same time as the premiere on the East coast and Talking Dead taping, hosted by Chris Hardwick.  The screening will take place at the Los Angeles’ Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The Talking Dead at Hollywood Forever ticket sweepstakes starts on Tuesday, October 4 at 7 AM ET click on this link to apply!
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Star Studded Panel for Talking Dead!

In addition to Gimple and Kirkman, Talking Dead guests will be: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Michael Cudlitz, Sonequa Martin-Green, Chandler Riggs, Josh McDermitt, Christian Serratos, Ross Marquand and Jeffery Dean Morgan.

The Walking Dead season 7 premieres on October 23 at 9/8c on AMC.

Who is Ready???

Some people get excited about cooler temperatures, pumpkin spices all around and the turning of the leaves as October approaches. Then there is the other group. The ones that instead of snuggling up in a sweater waiting for the chill in the air, are waiting with baited breath to find out who Neegan and Lucille are going to take out. Please remember to comment, LIKE and share, and always check Word of the Nerd online for updates on all things geek!

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Tim Piland

Timothy Piland is a classically trained tenor and opera singer. He was born and raised in the Springfield, Mo. Area.

He has performed Roles for Springfield Little Theater, Vandivort Theater, Springfield Regional Opera and Mobile Opera. He has also worked for the Puccini Festival, and the Kansas City Lyric Opera.

In his performing career he has performed roles in: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Man of La Mancha, Die Fledermouse, La Fanciulla del West, Gianni Schicchi and many other shows.

In 2007, he toured the United Kingdom with the Church of the Incarnation out of Dallas, Texas. This included a week long engagement at Westminster Abbey, as well as a 9 day engagement at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland.

In 2009 he originated the role of the Priest in "Frankenstein, Monster" by Le Wlhelm at the Gilloiz Theater.

He appeared onstage as Rupert Giles for, "A Class Act productions," in their ongoing presentation of Buffy The Vampire Slayer: A Reader’s Theatre Parody, from March 2010-July 2013.

In November 2011, he made his directoral debut, directing "Star Trek Live Onstage: The Trouble with Tribbles," also for "A Class Act." He went on to direct 14 of the next 17 episodes of that live stage show.

Each Christmas you can also catch him at the historic Pythian Castle where he performs in a, "Night of the Dueling Santas," a Christmas dinner show of his own writing. He has been the Ghost Tour Guide for the castle since 2010.

He has been featured on The Discovery Channel, SYFY Channel, The History Channel, NPR.

He is the founder of Harvest Moon Productions and oversees events ranging from concerts to straight plays. He is currently writing a book called "Ghostly Tales From Pythian Castle," which hopefully will see production at some point in 2014.

In 2013 he was cast as Dr. Howard Lagrasse in the 5 episode silent Horror web series SHADOW BOUND, for Arcane Productions. Most recently he was cast in a role in the feature film EVERYTHING, for Parallax Studio.

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