The Walking Dead: The start date for the final season has been set

The Walking Dead: The start date for the final season has been set

The Walking Dead

It has been known for some time that the zombie series The Walking Dead will come to an end with the eleventh season. However, there was no specific start date for Season 11 - until now. Because recently the responsible US broadcaster AMC spoke up via Twitter to reveal this small, but certainly very important detail.

As the tweet shows, the start of the eleventh and thus final season is to be launched of The Walking Dead already fall on August 22, 2021. That is significantly earlier than the previous season premieres. The first episode of Season 10, for example, was only seen in October 2019 - just as October was generally the preferred month of the premiere for new seasons of the series. AMC did not give a specific reason for this early date. However, it may have to do with the fact that Season 11 will be very extensive with a total of 24 episodes - even the most extensive in the history of the series so far. Accordingly, it can be assumed that the final episode may not be shown on television until the end of 2022.

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Source: AMC

Here’s When ‘The Walking Dead’ Returns For Its Final Season

The Walking Dead's final season gets a premiere date.

Credit: AMC

Last night’s episode of The Walking Dead—the “bonus season finale” if you will—was really good.

It was a riveting, emotional and in-depth look at the relationship between ex-Savior king Negan and his wife Lucille. It’s the best thing this show has done in a long time. If the show was always this good, it wouldn’t have bled so many viewers.

Along with the big episode comes big news: Season 11—the final season of The Walking Dead—finally has a release date.

The Season 11 premiere lands on AMC on Sunday August 22nd (and may air earlier on AMC+).

Only eight episodes will air during this first batch. I guess that means we’ll get three batches of eight episodes (rather than two batches of 12) for the final extra-long season. That’s probably for the best. Pushing out 12 at a time could lead to a lot of filler.

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From the presser:

“Coming off of the six additional episodes for Season 10, which focused on smaller, character-driven stories, we're excited to kick off Season 11 bigger than ever,” says Angela Kang, showrunner and executive producer of The Walking Dead. “The stakes will be high – we'll see more zombies, tons of action, intriguing new stories, never-before-seen locations and our groups together in one community for the first time, trying to rebuild what the Whisperers took from them.”

“The final chapter of The Walking Dead begins with eight action-packed episodes that will feature the massive scope and scale fans have come to expect from TWD Universe, and I'm thrilled to share that fans won't have to wait long for these incredible new episodes to debut this summer,” adds Scott M. Gimple, chief content officer of TWD Universe.

A new teaser was released as well:

And just in case you didn’t notice: