While fans of The Walking Dead are still waiting on answers as to what happened to Glen (Steven Yeun) as last week's episode came to an end and probably still reeling from Morgan's (Lennie James) backstory, AMC has confirmed that at least some character will survive past season six. The network has, unsurprisingly, renewed the TV series based on Robert Kirkman's graphic novel franchise of the same name for another year. Season seven comes in 2016. Also, Chris Hardwick's recap show, Talking Dead, has also been renewed for another year. Read more on this news below.
As many of us know, The Walking Dead is the number-one rated show among viewers aged 18 to 49, according to IGN. Clearly, AMC is going to renew the series until the time is right to bring it to a conclusion. We found out this week that season six won't be the end of the series, despite how many characters will actually die in the upcoming episodes.
Arguably just as possible is the late night recap talk show, Talking Dead, featuring cast and special guest interviews by Chris Hardwick.
Thank goodness someone had a Magic 8-Ball with them in our many long internal meetings about these renewals. When, on the third shake, 'without a doubt' filled the murky blue screen, we knew we had to proceed with new seasons of The Walking Dead and Talking Dead," president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios Charlie Collier said in a press release announcing the news. "All joking aside, we are so proud to share these shows with fans who have been so passionate, communicative and engaged. We are grateful for and continually impressed by the talent, effort and excellence on continuous display by Robert Kirkman, Scott Gimple, Chris Hardwick and the many people with whom we partner to make these unique shows possible. The result: More Walking and Talking. Hooray."
Check out a sneak peak at the next episode of The Walking Dead right here: