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Tom Payne as Paul 'Jesus' Rovia - The Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 5 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

Interview: Tom Payne (Jesus) talks ‘Walking Dead,’ Gregory & his hair

5:00 pm Nov. 21, 2016

This was posted Monday, November 21, 2016 by Rodney Ho on the AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Tom Payne, who plays the hirsute Jesus at the Hilltop on “The Walking Dead,” is British. Yup, just like seemingly half the cast.

I spoke with him today, a day after his first appearance on the show this season. He also appeared on “Talking Dead.”

His character, as befitting his name, is kind, smart and

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Dave Chappelle resurrects ‘Chappelle Show’ characters in ‘Walking Dead’ sketch on SNL

8:37 am Nov. 13, 2016

This is posted on Sunday, November 13, 2016 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Dave Chappelle, who appeared on “Saturday Night Live” for the first time last night, told the audience he loves “The Walking Dead” and decided to re-enact the harrowing first episode using characters from “The Chappelle Show.”

He brought back Tyrone Biggums, the Time Haters, Lil Jon and Clayton Bigsby.

“Kill us for what?” said Lil Jon.

“It’s

Austin Amelio as Dwight - The Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 3 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

‘The Walking Dead’ recap (‘The Cell’): season 7, episode 3

12:00 am Nov. 7, 2016

This is posted by Rodney Ho on AJC’s Radio & TV Talk blog on Monday, November 7, 2016

Who’s the boss now? Negan of course.

The choice of Dwight watching the 1980s Tony Danza sitcom is no joke at the start of the latest “Walking Dead” episode.

And the song choice: The Jam’s “A Town Called Malice.” Subtle no?

Daryl Dixon is imprisoned, being fed dog-food sandwiches by a sneering Dwight. He tortures Daryl

Melissa McBride as Carol Peletier - The Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 3 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC

‘The Walking Dead’ recap (‘The Well’): season 7, episode 2. Never BS the BSer!

10:01 pm Oct. 30, 2016

This was posted by Rodney Ho on Sunday, October 30, 2016 for the AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

After the gruesome, torturous season seven opener, the producers of “The Walking Dead” decided to give us a break, focusing exclusively on Carol and Morgan.

This episode is well written and a significant stylistic difference from week one. Violence is only focused on walkers. Light humor is incorporated.

As last seen during the season