In addition, all subsequent episodes will debut early on the premium streaming bundle, every Thursday before hitting AMC beginning March 4th.
The extended season will include six episodes and find the survivors shaking recovering from the destruction the Whisperers left in their wake. The years of struggle weigh upon them as past traumas surface, exposing their more vulnerable sides. As they question the state of humanity, the state of their collective community, and the states of their minds, the survivors attempt to persevere.
In celebration of this announcement, AMC also released a new promo, photos and poster for the new extended season as seen in the gallery below.
When The Walking Dead last concluded we saw the fall of Alpha (Samantha Morton) and the end of the Whisperers War. The Kingdom had fallen, Hilltop was virtually destroyed and Alexandria abandoned to prepare for final battle. Our survivors were trapped and separated from one another. Yet, when faced with almost certain death, they rallied together to fight, killing Beta (Ryan Hurst) and eliminating the threat of the horde.