When will The Walking Dead season 8 premiere? AMC has renewed the series for an eighth season. What about the premiere date in 2017?
The creators of the series The Walking Dead did not wait for the premiere of the seventh season and stated that the project has been renewed for the eighth. Such a quick decision was made due to the excellent rating of the show and a huge support from the fans.
Officially it is confirmed that there is financing for the development of 16 new episodes, premiering the first of which is appointed to the fall 2017. The place of showrunner again is entrusted to Scott M. Gimple, who has repeatedly proved that he is able to create high-quality horror series.
There is also good news for fans of the show Talking Dead, because it is also renewed for the new season. According to the right holders, this show of Chris Hardwick is an integral part of the series The Walking Dead.
The Walking Dead season 8 premiere date – [October 22, 2017]
AMC president Charlie Collier, in his interview said that he was very pleased with the rating of the series and its renewal for 8th season. So, we are waiting for new episodes in the fall 2017!
UPDATE 1 (July 19, 2017): The series will return on Sunday, Oct. 22.
UPDATE 2 (Jan.13 2018): The Walking Dead has officially been renewed for a ninth season. The Walking Dead season 8B return date – February 25, 2018 (at 9 pm).