AMC ANNOUNCES THE SECOND HALF OF "THE WALKING DEAD" SEASON SEVEN WILL RETURN SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12 AT 9:00 P.M. ET/PT
Network Releases New Series Key Art
International Premieres of "The Walking Dead" Season Seven Second Half to Air Within 24 Hours of U.S. Broadcast Across FOX Channel Markets
NEW YORK, NY - December 12, 2016 - AMC's "The Walking Dead" will return for the second half of season seven on Sunday, February 12 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, as announced during last night's "Talking Dead" following the mid-season finale. The second half will consist of eight episodes. "The Walking Dead," which remains the number one show on television for a fifth consecutive season, is executive produced by showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero, Dave Alpert and Tom Luse. Internationally, "The Walking Dead" will return to audiences in 125+ FOX channel markets within 24 hours of the U.S. premiere, as part of Fox Networks Group's continued commitment to broadcast the series near day-and-date globally.
The network also released today the official key art for the second half of season seven featuring Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his band of survivors with the tagline "Rise Up" (image attached; photo credit: AMC).
Viewers looking to catch-up on the latest season can watch all eight episodes from the first half of season seven, as well as the retrospective special "The Walking Dead: Journey So Far," currently available On Demand.
AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Drama Series with "Mad Men" in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before "Breaking Bad" won it in 2013 and 2014. The network's series "The Walking Dead" is the highest-rated series in cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last five years. AMC's other current original drama series include "Better Call Saul," "Hell on Wheels," "Turn: Washington's Spies," "Halt and Catch Fire," "Humans," "Fear the Walking Dead," "Into the Badlands," "The Night Manager," "Preacher," and the forthcoming "The Son," "The Terror," "Lodge 49," "Loaded" and "McMafia." AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like "Talking Dead," "The Making of The Mob," "Comic Book Men," "Ride with Norman Reedus" and "The American West." AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.
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