Gale Anne Hurd has made a living bringing iconic characters to life for the big screen- as a producer for the Hulkand executive producer for The Terminator series- and brought us the terror of earthworms when she executive produced Tremors. Her on the small screen has produced a numberl of tv movies and a Terminator series,Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Her interest in the science fiction realm has brought us The Walking Dead.

Maureen Ryan recently joined AOL Television as its lead television critic after 13 years at the Chicago Tribune covering television, primarily, but also popular culture, the Internet, media and music. Her Tribune website, The Watcher, has been nominated for an Editor and Publisher Espy Award for Best Entertainment Blog, and Variety in 2007 named her one of the six most influential critics in America. She also has done commentary about television for NPR, CNN, MSNBC and other media outlets.