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If you watched Breaking Bad's newest episode on Sunday night, you saw AMC's on-air promo for "The Walking Dead Social Game". The social TV game is "a story-based Facebook game based on AMC's TV series," according to the network's blog post. The game was built in partnership with RockYou and is another example of a TV network leveraging the social web to begin promoting a TV show way in advance of it's premiere date.
Dish just can't stay out of the news these days. The provider that's been trying to innovate recently (to networks' dismay) with the Ad Hopper has also been battling with AMC and recently dropped their networks. As negotiations continue, AMC has struck back announcing that they'll be offering Dish subscribers a live stream of the highly-anticipated Break Bad season five premiere.
I'm a huge fan of social good efforts tied to TV, and the cool kids on Reddit have whipped up a charity fundraiser tied to the hit AMC series, "Breaking Bad." The idea was sparked by Luis Moncada, one of the actors on the show, who wanted to help a charity called "A Place Called Home." The LA-based nonprofit helps educate children about gang violence and drug abuse.