The Walking Dead Season 6 is confirmed

Good news! Rick, Carl and co. probably won’t get eaten at Terminus

Carl is happy about the news too. He can barely contain his excitement
Carl is happy about the news too. He can barely contain his excitement

It’s still the end of the world but not the end of the show as AMC has renewed The Walking Dead for a sixth season just days before the Season 5 premiere.

AMC president Charlie Collier said: “We could not be more excited for October 12th as we share new episodes of The Walking Dead with fans around the globe.

“In advance of Sunday’s season five premiere, AMC proudly confirms a sixth season order of this extraordinary series. Thank you to Robert Kirkman, Scott Gimple, the terrific executive producers, and the entire team who brings this compelling world and these rich characters to life. There’s plenty more Dead ahead thanks to their impressive, collective effort.”

Season 6 will see Scott M. Gimple will return as showrunner and executive producer along with executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Greg Nicotero and Tom Luse.

The Walking Dead Season 5 begins 13 October at 10 pm on FOX. You can buy The Walking Dead Season 1-3 on DVD for £35 at Amazon.co.uk. Get the latest news on The Walking Dead with every new issue of SciFiNow.