AMC Renews ‘Walking Dead’ For A Sixth Season

television-tv-news-and-talkAMC has announced today that the zombie apocalypse is far from over. The Walking Dead has been renewed for a sixth season. Not much of a surprise considering the show has become a Sunday night culture event for its viewers and the networks ratings.

“We could not be more excited for October 12th as we share new episodes of ‘The Walking Dead’ with fans around the globe,” said AMC President Charlie Collier. “In advance of Sunday’s season five premiere, AMC proudly confirms a sixth season order of this extraordinary series. Thank you to Robert Kirkman, Scott Gimple, the terrific executive producers, and the entire team who brings this compelling world and these rich characters to life. There’s plenty more Dead ahead thanks to their impressive, collective effort.”

The Walking Dead Season 5 is just days away. The hit series premieres on Sunday, October 12th at 9:00pm ET/PT. (Source: AMC)

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