The showrunner, Angela Kang, despite an overall decrease in the ratings of the show, confirmed on October 5, 2019 at New York Comic-Con that The Walking Dead has been renewed for one more season, and it will be throwing us back into the zombie apocalypse for an eleventh year.
Sarah Barnett, the former President of AMC networks entertainment group and AMC Studios, said that this series burst out of the gate ten years ago as a genre show that consisted of all the character depth of a top-tier prestige drama.
Now, ten years later, it is led by the brilliant Angela Kang, and it was fueled by one of the most consistently talented casts in the world of television. Well, we would also like to tell you that this phenomenon is flourishing creatively, with the critics and the audiences embracing its reset.
Walking Dead 11: Is It On The Cards This Year? Renewal Status And More
Also, we would like to inform you, and there are chances that you may not like it or not appreciate it, but the eleventh season of the series is going to be the last season of the series. But it is not all doom and gloom, as you will be glad to know that a Carol and Daryl spin-off has been officially confirmed, with the showrunner Angela Kang taking charge.
The premiere for the eleventh season of the show is planned for the year 2023. Kang said that she is looking forward to digging in with their brilliant writers, producers, cast, directors, and the members of the crew to bring this epic final chapter of the story by Robert Kirkman to life for their fans over the next two years.
She added that The Walking Dead flagship series had been her creative home for a decade and so it is bittersweet to bring it to an end, but she could not be more excited to be working with AMC and Scott Gimple to develop a new series for Carol and Daryl.
Kang continued and said that working with Melissa McBride and Norman Reedus has been a highlight of her career, and she is thrilled that they get to keep telling stories together.
The eleventh season of the series is going to have a total of 24 episodes, and the first half of the eleventh season will be aired in the year 2021, and the second half will be aired in the year 2022.