No ‘Walking Dead’ Season 2 Until Fall 2011

Published 3 years ago by , Updated March 9th, 2011 at 11:02 am,

The Walking Dead full cast image No Walking Dead Season 2 Until Fall 2011

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The public has spoken and AMC’s The Walking Dead has become a hit for the cable network powerhouse. Each week, millions tune in to watch Sheriff Rick Grimes lead a rag-tag group of survivors into battle with the undead. As this week saw the airing of episode three, it’s hard to believe that the first season is now half over.

With only three episodes left, fans are not only excited about what’s to come as the season reaches an end, they’re also wondering what to expect when the already announced Walking Dead season 2 airs. Unfortunately, as sources within AMC are reporting, The Walking Dead Season 2 won’t be airing anytime soon.

Continuing the same promotional platform that saw the The Walking Dead soar in the ratings with its series premiere, AMC intends on delaying the second season premiere of their zombirific series until next year’s Fearfest, AMC’s annual horror movie marathon. To put it simply: you’re going to have to wait until October 2011 for the second season premiere of The Walking Dead.

Typically, with cable networks, they will wait until the summer to air their original series. With most network series on hiatus, and viewers looking for new programming to watch, cable television has been able to thrive with this counter-programming formula. Fortunately, The Walking Dead has become an exception to that rule and has been able to garner respectable ratings, despite having network competition.

With AMC having to premiere four shows in total next year, moving one series to the fall will help open up scheduling space for the other series. Considering AMC likes to separate their series premieres and provide individual promotions for each show, this year-long delay in The Walking Dead plays to the network’s strengths, even if it will annoy the fans.

Officially, AMC has not released any information regarding the second season premiere of The Walking Dead and won’t for a while. That being said, the plan to air season 2 in October 2011 is being circulated internally within the network.

The Walking Dead airs Sundays @10pm, on AMC

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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  1. give me more zombie movies. please

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  2. I love this series, cant wait for 2nd season!

    • me too i love it

  3. Cant Wait,Sorry Guys Im not From America or Canada But What Season is Fall And Wat day does the 2nd season start

    • None date set yet Reuben. Sometime around Halloween (October 31)

  4. wont be watching season 2. as much as i liked season 1 i refuse to be strung along for an entire year…sorry

  5. cant wait i love the show hurrrrrrrrrrrrrrry.

  6. I don’t know what network passed on this show to begin with, but however it was should be fired!!! Whomever picked up this show on AMC should be given a great big raise! This is the best show, I even read the books. I got my friends hooked on the books because they can’t wait for season 2. Well done AMC, well done!

  7. It’s OCTOBER ALREADY. Are we airing this weekend?

  8. They have started airing already. Now its on episode 2! :D Nice-nice!

  9. I want more.! Season 2 Episode 7 was fantasticly well put togather and made me feel the pain of loss of sofia. The shear painful gravity of a world filled with death and horrible zombies has my attention.!! Been watching since beginning, just can’t get enough of it. Send me somemore!!!

  10. Where is the rest of it??? Ive seen upto episode 7 and thats it upto now?? there ought to be 13 episodes of season 2…. anyone?

    • The next episode doesn’t pick up till febuary 12th because of the holidays.

  11. I miss dale, I love Daryl and merryl for some reason

  12. okay, soo many people get this wrong, Rick Grimes is NOT the SHERIFF!!!!, he is a sheriff’s deputy… they are completly different things. you dont call a part time employee the boss so get it right

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