‘The Walking Dead’ Renewed for Season 6

The Walking Dead Season 5

AMC has renewed “The Walking Dead” for season six, the network announced Tuesday.

The news comes days before the fifth season premiere of the zombie hit. “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 series remains the number one show on television in the adults 18-49 demo, and is the highest-rated show in cable history. Scott M. Gimple will return as the series’ showrunner and executive producer for season six, along with executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Greg Nicotero and Tom Luse.

AMC recently ordered a pilot for a proposed companion series to “The Walking Dead,” which will feature a new story and original characters from creator Robert Kirkman.

“The Walking Dead” season five premieres Sun., Oct. 12 at 9 p.m. on AMC.

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  1. Emil says:

    WE ARE GOING TO MISS THE OLD CHARACTERS !!!

  2. sheryl royalty says:

    I’m watching the very first episode of walking dead right now AGAIN, so thank you for season six

  3. Grace pray says:

    Please don’t take the walking dead of we love that show

  4. Christine Hammonds says:

    I have also watched this from the beginning. I absolutely love this show. I Hope that this shows runs for a very long time. It is the Best Show on TV. Much love for all that have produced this wonderful show.

  5. Rosalinda Cordero says:

    I am 72 years old and an avid viewer of TWD with my sons and daughters who are also fans of this zombie apocalypse series. Imagine watching each episode several times esp. This one. It was a long wait and hopefully no originals or from this batch will perish. They all know how to fight including those in Terminus that nearly cut off Glenn’s life twice. What a vindication for Carol.

  6. Corie says:

    I took the night off from work just to see this,I cant wait either. They keep saying that this show is the most watched with 18-49 yr olds. Maybe so,but I am 52,and have been watching The Walking Dead since the beginning,and got my kids to watch,and love the show.

  7. Jodi P. Stuart says:

    CAN’T wait…been a LONG summer!!!!!

  8. Frankie says:

    You mean to tell me they had to think about it?

    • Frankie says:

      I don’t think it would be wise to kill off any more season 1 or 2 characters. Its kinda their strength of the show.

  9. elizabeth rincon says:

    i cant wsit for season 5 & 6 pins n needles live it!!!

  10. me says:

    we want Jane Badler as donna in Season 6

  11. sikandar says:

    love it

  12. Fawn says:

    Best show EVER!!!

  13. Jo says:

    Smart move. :)

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