Tonight's Best TV
A Daily Guide to Notable Shows
Even the creator of the Walking Dead comics, Robert Kirkman, can't figure out why there is so much zombie enthusiasm in pop culture he admits as much in this lighthearted exploration of our ongoing obsession with brain-craving hordes. The early bits, tracking the cultural history of the undead from early horror maven Val Lewton through Shaun of the Dead, are bloody engaging. Doc loses focus when it riffs on the wacky uprising-preparedness economy, but it's still worth tuning in to the first hour for George A. Romero's tales of Night of the Living Dead as well as his rant about how much he hates it when zombies sprint. B–
This weeks episode is titled ''Maud Pie'', I can only assume this is about desserts.
The Hawks welcome sharp-shooting Steph Curry and the Nuggets to Atlanta. Does anyone else suddenly really want chicken nuggets?
This tantalizingly seductive show about piracy on the high seas closes out it's first season tonight.