The Walking Dead is following in the footsteps of Game of Thrones by extending its run to at least eight seasons.
AMC announced late Sunday the zombie drama has been renewed for new episodes in 2017 ahead of the season seven premiere this week.
By extending to an eighth season, The Walking Dead becomes AMC’s longest-running drama series. The show will broadcast its 100th episode in 2017 and easily outstrips the number of episodes produced by fellow AMC hits Breaking Bad (62 episodes) and Mad Men (97 episodes).
The zombies will arrive in October for the third year in a row. Following in the footsteps of the first two seasons, The Walking Dead season 3 will premiere on Sunday, October 14 at 9pm on AMC.
AMC has released an extended trailer for the upcoming sixth season of the hit drama “The Walking Dead,” and announced that the zombie apocalypse show will premiere with a 90-minute episode Sunday, Oct. 11. Here’s the trailer:
AMC’s killer zombie drama, The Walking Dead, pulled in a series high during Sunday night’s season two premiere. Over seven million total viewers tuned in for the first episode of the thirteen episode season! The show re-aired twice ...