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'The Walking Dead': MyNetworkTV set to air family-friendly version

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According to an article published by CNN on March 20, a family-friendly version of the the AMC hit show “The Walking Dead” is set to be aired on MyNetworkTV.

CNN reports that the Fox-owned syndication channel MyNetworkTV will begin airing an edited version of “The Walking Dead” this fall. The graphic, zombie-filled drama, which currently carries a TV-MA (for mature audiences only), will reportedly be edited from to meet the current standards for TV-14.

Reports indicate that MyNetworkTV will air two edited episodes from some seasons of the show each week.

“The Walking Dead” first aired on AMC in October 2010. It's popularity quickly grew, making it one of the hottest shows on cable television. Currently in its fourth season, “The Walking Dead” held the number one spot on the Nielsen ratings list in early March with more than 12.6 million viewers tuning in.

The Walking Dead” airs on AMC at 9p.m. on Sunday nights.

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