AMC Announces THE WALKING DEAD Multi-Weekend Marathon Starting 8/20
Beginning Sunday, August 20th at 9:00 a.m. ET/PT, AMC will air a multi-weekend marathon event of "The Walking Dead," leading into a special preview of season eight, airing Sunday, September 10 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. All seven seasons will air in order over the next four weekends, giving the opportunity for viewers to catch up on the entire series to date in the months leading into the debut of season eight, which premieres on Sunday, October 22 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, kicking off with the series' 100th episode.
Below please find a breakdown of the marathon. For a full schedule visit http://www.amc.com/schedule.
Sunday, August 20:
9:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. - Season 1, Episode 1 through Season 2, Episode 7
Sunday, August 27:
9:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. - Season 2, Episode 8 through Season 3, Episode 8
Saturday, September 2 through Sunday, September 3
9:00 a.m. Saturday-11:00 p.m. Sunday - Season 3, Episode 9 through Season 5, Episode 14
Monday, September 4:
9:15 a.m.-9:00 p.m. - Season 5, Episode 15 through Season 6, Episode 8
Saturday, September 9:
12:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. - Season 6, Episode 9 through Season 6, Episode 16
Sunday, September 10:
1:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. - Season 7 and "The Walking Dead: Season 8 Preview Special"
Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, "The Walking Dead" reigns as television's most watched drama for adults 18-49 for a record-breaking five consecutive years. "The Walking Dead" tells -he story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse, and follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. The series is executive produced by showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Greg Nicotero and Tom Luse.
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," "TURN: Washington's Spies," "Halt and Catch Fire," "Humans," "Fear the Walking Dead," "Into the Badlands," "The Night Manager," "Preacher," "The Son" and the forthcoming "The Terror," "Lodge 49," "Loaded" and "McMafia." AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like "Talking Dead," "Talking With Chris Hardwick," "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.<