Season 6 will premiere in the U.S. on Sunday, October 11 with a 90-minute episode featuring more than 650 walkers, a series record!
In addition, AMC announced a “Talking Dead Season 6 Preview Special,” which will premiere Sunday, August 23rd at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Hosted by Chris Hardwick, the special will give fans an early look at what to expect in the upcoming season of “The Walking Dead,” along with exclusive interviews with cast members and executive producers and behind-the-scenes moments. Fans can also catch up on seasons one through five with a “5 Sundays/5 Seasons” Marathon. Each Sunday, AMC will air a single season of the critically-acclaimed hit beginning Sunday, July 26 at 2:30 p.m. ET/PT through Sunday, August 23.
“The Walking Dead” stars Andrew Lincoln as Rick, Chandler Riggs as Carl, Danai Gurira as Michonne, Melissa McBride as Carol, Sonequa Martin-Green as Sasha, Lauren Cohan as Maggie, Steven Yeun as Glenn, Norman Reedus as Daryl, Lennie James as Morgan, Seth Gilliam as Father Gabriel, Michael Cudlitz as Abraham, Josh McDermitt as Eugene, Alanna Masterson as Tara, Christian Serratos as Rosita, Tovah Feldshuh as Deanna, Ross Marquand as Aaron, Alexandra Breckenridge as Jesse, and Austin Nichols as Spencer.
Based on the comic created by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard, “The Walking Dead” will return to AMC this October for another 16-episode season. Its companion/prequel series “Fear the Walking Dead” will premiere later this summer.