Still upset that Dish Network got rid of AMC’s The Walking Dead? Never fear fiends, AMC has a solution, and it’s free!
Season 3 of The Walking Dead premiers on AMC on October 14th at 9pm est.
From the Press Release:
This one-time only streaming event will run concurrently with the television debut so DISH subscribers who are fans of the series can experience this highly anticipated premiere at the same time it’s available to all other cable and satellite subscribers.
Beginning today, September 28th, DISH subscribers can register for access to the free live stream of “The Walking Dead” at AMCtv.com.
DISH dropped AMC, as well as its sister networks, IFC, WE tv and Sundance Channel to gain leverage in an unrelated lawsuit. DISH customers may find information on how to switch providers at switchfromdish.com.
“The Walking Dead,” hailed by Entertainment Weekly as the “greatest thriller ever produced for television” follows Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his band of survivors, who must not only fight the dead but also face a whole new fear: the living. Season 3 of “The Walking Dead” will air in two parts with the first eight hours kicking off October 14th and the final episodes returning in February 2013.
Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics,
“The Walking Dead” stars Lincoln, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Chandler Riggs, Lauren Cohan, Scott Wilson, IronE Singleton, and Melissa McBride. Joining the cast for Season 3 are David Morrissey and Danai Gurira along with her zombie pets.
The series is executive produced by showrunner Glen Mazzara, Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert with Greg Nicotero, Denise Huth and Evan Reilly as co-executive producers.
The season premiere of “The Walking Dead” will be complemented by a wealth of exclusive content at AMCtv.com. Fans can check out “Inside the Walking Dead” videos, episode sneak peeks, “Talked About Scenes,” “Talking Dead” bonus scenes, production diary interviews with the cast and crew, production photo galleries, fan trivia and new behind-the scenes videos from the set in Atlanta.
“The Walking Dead” reigns as the most watched drama series on basic cable for Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 and is the highest rated scripted drama series among DISH subscribers (Source: Nielsen Media Research 4Q11 – 1Q12 A 18-49 (000) Dish Universe. The series has garnered two Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Prosthetic Make-up, a Golden Globe® Award nomination for Best Television Series – Drama and a WGA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Writing Derivative New Media, among other accolades.
To stay up-to-the-minute on all things walker related, follow @WalkingDead_AMC on Twitter and visit “The Walking Dead” on Facebook. For more be sure to hit up the official “The Walking Dead” page on AMC.com.
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