"Walking Dead" ad earns KFC negative chatter online

12/4/2012 | Advertising Age (tiered subscription model)

KFC got unwanted buzz on Twitter last week after it aired a TV commercial during AMC's "The Walking Dead." Viewers posted amused tweets after graphic scenes of zombies eating people were immediately followed by a KFC sponsorship message. KFC called the incident "unfortunate" and said it would take steps to avoid similar incidents.

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