AMC LAUNCHES "THE WALKING DEAD" WEBISODES ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 at 2 PM
WHAT: Leading up to the highly anticipated season two premiere of AMC's hit series "The Walking Dead," the network is launching a special six-episode web series on amctv.com.
The webisodes will give fans the opportunity to explore the back story of Hannah (Lilli Birdsell), better known as "Bicycle Girl," the infamous zombie from season one, who was shot by Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) in the pilot episode and who is one of the most celebrated "walkers" from last season. Fans will learn about Hannah's life before the apocalypse, her struggle to survive and protect her family as the world begins to fall apart, and her ultimate demise into zombie-hood.
The web series is produced by Generate, conceived and directed by "The Walking Dead" Co-Executive Producer Greg Nicotero with teleplay by John Esposito.
WHEN: All six webisodes debut on Monday, October 3 at 2pm ET on amctv.com
The second season of "The Walking Dead" premieres with a special 90-minute episode on Sunday, October 16 at 9pm ET/PT, with six one-hour episodes in the weeks following. The final six episodes of the season will begin on Sunday, February 12 at 9pm ET/PT.
MORE: Based on Robert Kirkman's hugely successful and popular comic book series, "The Walking Dead" tells the story of the weeks and months that follow after a zombie apocalypse. It follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, played by Andrew Lincoln, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. Jon Bernthal plays Shane Walsh, Rick's sheriff's department partner before the apocalypse, and Sarah Wayne Callies is Rick's wife, Lori Grimes. Additional cast include: Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Jeffrey DeMunn, Chandler Riggs, Iron E. Singleton and Melissa McBride.
Season one of "The Walking Dead" broke ratings records, reaching more Adults 18-49 than any other show in the history of cable television.