The Walking Dead had a fantastic run with 12 years, 11 seasons, and 177 episodes. Fans of the series were sad to see it end, but the creators, cast, and crew did an amazing job of bringing this chapter of The Walking Dead universe to a close. On May 3, 2023, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City, The Walking Dead will be honored at the annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame ceremony.
The annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame pays tribute to the pioneers, innovators, and stars of broadcast, cable, and broadband television.
"Receiving the coveted Hall of Fame honor is more than the acknowledgement of a successful career – it’s entry into an exclusive community of honorees that have truly changed the paradigm of the industry."
This year’s event will honor The Walking Dead with the Iconic Show Award. This series began its run on Halloween night, 2010, with the #1 cable series launch of all time and hold the record for the most watched series in cable history. The show would become the #1 show in television, including broadcasting, a rank it held for five consecutive years.
Even though the flagship series has concluded, The Walking Dead series has sparked a series of content, including Talking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, the episodic anthology series Tales of the Walking Dead, and four upcoming spin-offs: The Walking Dead: Dead City, The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon, More Tales of the Walking Dead and a show based on the popular Rick & Michonne characters with the working title Summit.
It is an exciting time for fans of The Walking Dead universe.
The Walking Dead – future of the franchise
Fear the Walking Dead is the first spinoff that will begin airings its eighth and final season on AMC on May 14 at 9 p.m. ET. This season will debut on AMC+ on May 11.
The Walking Dead: Dead City will continue the story of Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and Maggie (Lauren Cohan) on AMC on June 18 at 10 p.m. ET.
The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon will premiere in the fall of 2023 and further the story of Daryl (Norman Reedus) in France.
The Walking Dead Rick & Michonne series will see Andrew Lincoln and Dania Gurira reprise their roles as Rick and Michonne in the continuation of their epic love story. This series will see a 2024 premiere date.
Newly announced More Tales of the Walking Dead has had little information released other than it is a new short-form series.