HORROR FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
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This prequel series to the original arrives with a huge weight of expectations, showing the outbreak of the zombie plague through the eyes of an ordinary LA family. Created by comic book patriarch Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson, the 90-minute premiere is being fast-tracked from the US to beat the pirates. Set your recorders.
ABOUT A BOY 7. 3 0PM, FOX8 Season finale cliffhanger: Will’s (David Walton) girlfriend moves to New York and wants him to come. The boy of the title, Marcus (Benjamin Stockham), takes the news badly: “I understand you’re leaving me – just like my dad did,” he says. Is Will gone for good? Well, there’s another season so unless it’s based d around Skype, I’m guessing not.
THE ISLAND D WITH BEAR GRYLLS: WOMEN’S ISLAND SLAND 8. 3 0PM, S BS S Three weeks in, n, three women down, the rest are starving rving on 200 calories a day. If you’d toldd these middleclass ladies before ore they arrived they’d be ecstatic to catch, slaughterhter and gut a pig they’dd have thought you mad. ad. Now they’re just overjoyed erjoyed at the prospectt of 50,000 calories.es.