Monday, June 6, 2022

AMC Announces Premiere Date for New Anthology Series 'Tales of the Walking Dead'

AMC has today announced the premiere date for its upcoming original episodic anthology series Tales of the Walking Dead - the cable network's latest extension of the Walking Dead franchise.

The 6-episode first season will launch on Sunday, August 14 at 9/8c. The first two episodes of the series will be available to stream on August 14 on AMC+ - with subsequent episodes streaming one week early beginning August 21.

The drama features six one-hour standalone stories focusing on new and established characters in the Walking Dead universe.

Actors appearing in the first season include Olivia Munn, Samantha Morton, Terry Crews, Parker Posey, Anthony Edwards, Poppy Liu, Jillian Bell, Loan Chabanol, Embeth Davidtz, Jessie T. Usher, Daniella Pineda and Danny Ramirez.

Channing Powell created the series. She executive produces with Scott M. Gimple. AMC Studios produces.

Series producer Michael Satrazemis directed three episodes from the season. Haifaa al-Mansour, Deborah Kampmeier and Ron Underwood also directed one episode apiece.