The 50th Anniversary Saturn Awards ceremony was held on October 25, 2022, and The Walking Dead universe was well represented with nominations. AMC dominated the network/cable nominations, with 17, with six for TWDU.
Both The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead were nominated in the Horror Television Series: Network / Cable, with The Walking Dead coming on top for this category. Angela Kang and Scott M. Gimple were in attendance to receive the award.
The Walking Dead had strong competition with the other nominees, including American Horror Story: Double Feature, Chucky, From and What We Do in the Shadows.
Another Walking Dead winner was Lauren Cohan, who portrays Maggie Rhee. She was presented with the Best Supporting Actress award, for which Melissa McBride was also nominated. The nominees in this category, including Emmanuelle Chriqui (Superman & Lois), Janina Gavankar (Big Sky), Julia Jones (Dexter: New Blood), Danielle Panabaker (The Flash) and Sophie Skelton (Outlander).
The Walking Dead Saturn Awards
Other Walking Dead universe nominees included:
Actor in a Network / Cable Series
Coleman Domingo, Fear the Walking Dead
Supporting Actor in a Network / Cable Series
Michael James Shaw, The Walking Dead
Guest-Starring Performance: Network / Cable Series
Michael Biehn, The Walking Dead
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, The Walking Dead
Aisha Tyler, Fear the Walking Dead
It’s sad that in the final season of the series, more awards weren’t given, as our TWDU actors never seem to get the recognition they are due.
The Walking Dead – final season
The Walking Dead will air its series finale episode on November 20, 2022. The episode is titled “Rest in Peace,” which is a nod to the comic book series’ final volume title.
AMC and Talking Dead are planning a series finale celebration that will be held in Los Angeles in conjunction with the last episode, which will air simultaneously on AMC and AMC+.